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Cor·o·man·del Coast

 (kôr′ə-măn′dl)
A region of southeast India bounded by the Bay of Bengal and the Eastern Ghats. The coast is known for its monsoons and turbulent waters.
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Coromandel Coast

(ˌkɒrəˈmændəl)
n
(Placename) the SE coast of India, along the Bay of Bengal, extending from Point Calimere to the mouth of the Krishna River
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Cor′o•man′del Coast′

(ˈkɔr əˈmæn dl, ˈkɒr-, ˌkɔr-, ˌkɒr-)
n.
a coastal region in SE India S of the Kistna River.
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