Kutch


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Kutch

 (kŭch)

Kutch

(kʌtʃ) or

Cutch

n
1. (Placename) a former state of W India, on the Gulf of Kutch (an inlet of the Arabian Sea): part of Gujarat state since 1960
2. (Placename) Rann of Kutch an extensive salt waste in W central India, and S Pakistan: consists of the Great Rann in the north and the Little Rann in the southeast; seasonal alternation between marsh and desert; some saltworks. In 1968 an international tribunal awarded about 10 per cent of the border area to Pakistan. Area: 23 000 sq km (9000 sq miles)

Kutch

or Cutch

(kʌtʃ)

n.
1. a former state in W India, now part of Gujarat state.
2. Rann of (rʌn) a salt marsh NE of this area. 9000 sq. mi. (23,310 sq. km).
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Noun1.kutch - tannin extract derived from any of several mangrove barks of Pacific areas
tannic acid, tannin - any of various complex phenolic substances of plant origin; used in tanning and in medicine
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Indian students Kehkashan Basu, 15, Pragna Vasupal, 14, and Erin Isabel Anand, 13, who flew to Ahmedabad last weekend to make the 100km drive north west, off the district of Kutch, to distribute solar rechargeable lamps, say their small impact on the lives of many was heartening to see.
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AHMEDABAD -- Reciprocating Pakistan's gesture, India today released 32 Pakistani fishermen lodged in Kutch district and they were already on their way to Wagah border in Punjab to return to their country.
The delegation, led by Jugraj Singh, is visiting the national capital, and said there is absolutely no question of Sikh farmers leaving Kutch for Punjab as the Gujarat Government has never put any kind of pressure on the community.
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Kutch, an art teacher and artist, shares step-by-step, color- illustrated instructions for creating a variety of effects using traditional colored pencils and watercolor pencils.