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 (go͞o′jə-rät′, go͝oj′ə-)
A state of western India bordering on the Arabian Sea. An independent kingdom after 1401, it was annexed by the Mughal Empire in 1573.
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(ˌɡʊdʒəˈrɑːt) or


1. (Placename) a state of W India: formed in 1960 from the N and W parts of the former Bombay State; one of India's most industrialized states. Capital: Gandhinagar. Pop: 50 596 992 (2001). Area: 196 024 sq km (75 268 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a region of W India, north of the Narmada River: generally includes the areas north of Mumbai city where Gujarati is spoken
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(ˌgʊdʒ əˈrɑt, ˌgu dʒə-)

1. a region in W India, N of the Narbada River.
2. a state in W India, on the Arabian Sea. 41,309,582; 72,138 sq. mi. (186,837 sq. km). Cap.: Gandhinagar.
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Noun1.Gujarat - a region of western India to the north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spoken
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
2.Gujarat - an industrialized state in western India that includes parts of Bombay
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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Modi, a former cadre in the militaristic hardline Hindu group Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and chief minister of Gujurat in 2002 when riots killed more than 1,000 people, most of them Muslims, is also seen as divisive.
"We won't spare anybody who is looking to destroy our country even if their (terrorists') chiefs are sitting on the other side of the border," Modi told a recent rally in his home state of Gujurat. "But the oppositions have a problem with such stern actions too.
Amit Shah, then the Gujurat Home Minister and now the BJP President, was at one time named in the case but was later discharged.)
The world's tallest statue celebrating India's unity was unveiled in the western state of Gujurat on Wednesday.
According to its website, the food at Bundobust is "inspired by the vibrant and varied street foods of India, especially from our spiritual home of Gujurat".
Prevalence of risk factors of non-communicable diseases in a district of Gujurat, India.
Previously, the patterns of pterion have been documented in various populations including Australian Aborigines (Murphy, 1956), Indians (Ahuja et al., 1971; Saxena et al, 2003; Natekar et al, 2010), North Indians (Agarwal et al., 1980; Seema & Mahajan, 2014), Japanese (Matsumura et al, 1991), Turks (Ersoy et al, 2003), Turkish (Oguz et al, 2004), Kenyas (Mwachaka et al, 2009), Gujurat (Zalawadia et al., 2010), Koreans (Lee et al., 2001), and Nigerians (Eboh and Obaroefe, 2014; Asala and Mbajiorgu, 1996).
Summary: Ahmedabad (Gujurat) [India], July 30 (ANI): With six Congress MLAs having quit in Gujarat, Congress have accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of corrupt practices to lure members from their party.
This threat is construed as Bharatiya Janata Party government's plan to unleash genocide of the Kashmiri people as the same BJP had carried out a massacre of Muslims in Gujurat under the incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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In his speech, Kohli will focus on the development of perishable gateways in Gujurat, including port connectivity via a network of ICDs and review revolutionary cooling techniques using up to 100% recycled energy.