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 (pŏn′dĭ-chĕr′ē, -shĕr′ē)


(Placename) the former official name (until 2006) for Puducherry


(ˌpɒn dɪˈtʃɛr i, -ˈʃɛr i)

also Pon•di•ché•ry

(pɔ̃ di ʃeɪˈri)

1. a union territory of SE India, on the Coromandel Coast: formerly the chief settlement of French India. 807,785; 181 sq. mi. (469 sq. km).
2. the capital of this territory. 251,471.
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He retired some eleven years ago, and came to live at Pondicherry Lodge in Upper Norwood.
He was very fearful of going out alone, and he always employed two prize-fighters to act as porters at Pondicherry Lodge.
Our difference of opinion on this subject went so far that I thought it best to set up rooms for myself: so I left Pondicherry Lodge, taking the old khitmutgar and Williams with me.
This, Miss Morstan, is Pondicherry Lodge," said Mr.
The first was from Pondicherry, the second from Dundee, and the third from London.
In the case of Pondicherry, seven weeks elapsed between the threat and its fulfilment, in Dundee it was only some three or four days.
If they had come from Pondicherry in a steamer they would have arrived almost as soon as their letter.
I have spent the whole day," said he, "over Lloyd's registers and files of the old papers, following the future career of every vessel which touched at Pondicherry in January and February in
The stars face charges of 'illegally' registering their luxury cars in Pondicherry where the road tax is abysmally low
In order to make this case, the article draws empirically on the example of the 'exile' of a number of Indian anti-colonial revolutionaries in the French-Indian enclave of Pondicherry, India between c.
SOMANATH PADHI, Department of Pathology, Venereology, and Leprology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry, India, 605014
Post Graduate, Department of Dermatology & STD, Vinayaka Mission's Medical College & Hospital, Keezhakasakudimedu, Karaikal, Pondicherry, India.