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 (trə-văn′drəm) also Thi·ruv·a·nan·tha·pu·ram (tē-ro͞o-ə-năn′tə-po͝or-əm)
A city of southern India on the Arabian Sea south of Bengaluru. It is a port and manufacturing center and is the capital of the state of Kerala.
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(Placename) a city in S India, capital of Kerala, on the Malabar Coast: made capital of the kingdom of Travancore in 1745; University of Kerala (1937). Pop: 744 739 (2001). Local official name: Thiruvananthapuram
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(trɪˈvæn drəm)

the capital of Kerala state, in S India: Vishnu pilgrimage center. 699,872.
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The Civil Aviation Ministry in New Delhi today directed incoming aircraft bound for Cochin to fly to two other Kerala airports: Trivandrum and Calicut.
Summary: Trivandrum (Kerala) [India], Oct 28 (ANI): Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief Madhavan Nair joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of party president Amit Shah in Trivandrum on Saturday.
Trivandrum, Kerala, India, Jumada I, 05, 1434, March 17, 2013, SPA -- Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who is also Deputy Vice Commander-in-chief and First Deputy Premier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, arrived in the Indian state of Kerala capital, Trivandrum, today.
Sharjah: Trivandrum Titans recorded their second victory in the Kerala Cricket League, held under the auspices of Sharjah Cricket Council at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
The travellers from Muscat going to destination including Delhi, Amritsar, Trivandrum, Kochi and Kozhikode will be affected.
Summary: TRIVANDRUM u Emirates Airline is set to increase its capacity from the South Indian state of Kerala by over 2000 seats a week, within the next two months.
Air-India Express, the first Indian international budget airline, will launch its services today (29 April) with an inaugural flight from Trivandrum, southern India, to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Summary: Trivandrum (Kerala) [India], Feb 3 (ANI): The Kerala Police on Saturday honoured the Malayalam actress, who was allegedly molested on a moving train, for her exemplary courage.
Meanwhile, in another incident, two Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) workers were injured in a clash allegedly between the CPI (M) and the BJP workers during the former's protest march in Trivandrum's Karikkakom today.