Coorg
or Kurg geographical name former state S India capital Mercara; merged with Mysore state (now Karnataka) 1956

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  • Coorg — (spr. Kurg, canaresisch: Kodugu), District der britischen Präsidentschaft Madras in Ostindien, zwischen den Districten Malabar, Canara u. Mysore, 67 QM., eine Gebirgslandschaft, deren niedrigster Theil (das Thal des hier entspringenden Cauvery)… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Coorg — Coorg, Provinz in Britisch Indien, s. Kurg …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Coorg — (spr. kurg), indobrit. Provinz, s. Kurg …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Coorg — Kartenausschnitt aus dem Imperial Gazetteer of India Coorg (Kurg, Kodagu) war eine Provinz Britisch Indiens in den Westghats im heutigen indischen Bundesstaat Karnataka. Seit dem Mittelalter bestand hier ein Hindu Fürstentum, seit dem 17.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Coorg — /koorg/, n. a former province in SW India; now part of Karnataka state. 1593 sq. mi. (4126 sq. km). Also, Kurg. * * * ▪ district, India also called  Kodagu        district, southwestern Karnataka (Karnātaka) state, southern India, at the southern …   Universalium

  • Coorg — Kodagu Kodagu, en anglais Coorg, en kannada : ಕೊಡಗು, est un district de l État de Karnataka, en Inde. Situé dans les Ghâts occidentaux, sa superficie est de 4,100 km² pour 548.561 habitants (2001). Son chef lieu est Madikeri. Il est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Coorg — noun a) A mountainous region found in south western India. Also known locally as Kodagu. b) A member of the ethnic community originating from the region of Coorg in India …   Wiktionary

  • coorg — ˈku̇(ə)rg noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Coorg, region of India : one of a Dravidian people in southwest India called also Kadaga * * * /koorg/, n. a former province in SW India; now part of Karnataka state. 1593 sq. mi.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • COORG —    (173), an inland high lying province, about the size of Kent, on the eastern slope of the W. Ghâts, on the SW. border of Mysore, under the Indian Government; it is covered with forests, infested with wild animals; the natives, a fine race, are …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Coorg — [[t]kʊərg[/t]] n. geg a former province in SW India; now part of Karnataka state. 1593 sq. mi. (4126 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

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