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 (mä′də-rī′, măd′yo͝o-rī′)
A city of southern India south-southwest of Chennai. It is a Hindu pilgrimage site and an educational and cultural center with varied industries.


(Placename) a city in S India, in S Tamil Nadu: centre of Dravidian culture for over 2000 years; cotton industry. Pop: 922 913 (2001). Former name: Madura


(ˈmæd yʊˌraɪ)
a city in S Tamil Nadu state, in S India. 940,989.
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The Star Online quoted Samy Vellu as saying that demolition of the Mathurai Veeran temple in Shah Alam was an "act of treachery" by the Pakatan Rakyat-led state government.
Despite submitting an appeal to the February 2009 notice sent by the Shah Alam Municipal Council, the Mathurai Veeran temple committee couldn't stop the demolition of the temple.