Tanjore sentence example

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  • The British first came into contact with Tanjore by their expedition in 1749 with a view to the restoration of a deposed raja.
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  • The Mahrattas practically held Tanjore until 1799.
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  • The District Of Tanjore has an area of 3710 sq.
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  • Tanjore is a land of temples, many of them being of very early date.
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  • See Tanjore District Gazetteer (Madras, 1906).
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  • Sivaji's own father had founded a dominion at Tanjore in the extreme south, which, however, never had relations with the central power at Poona.
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  • Here is supposed to have been the northern frontier of the ancient Chola kingdom, the successive capitals of which were Uriyur on the Cauvery, Combaconum and Tanjore.
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  • Tanjore and the Carnatic were shortly after annexed to their dominions.
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  • In the south, Madura and Tanjore have a similar fame; and in the west, Ahmedabad, Poona and Nasik.
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  • Farther south, Trichinopoly was the capital of a Hindu raja, and Tanjore formed another Hindu kingdom under a degenerate descendant of the line of Sivaji.
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  • At about the same time the province of the Carnatic, or all that large portion of southern India ruled by the nawab of Arcot, and also the principality of Tanjore, were placed under direct British administration, thus constituting the Madras presidency almost as it has existed to the present day.
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  • In the extreme south the titular nawab of the Carnatic and the titular raja of Tanjore both died without heirs.
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  • Sweeping past the historic rock of Trichinopoly, it breaks at the island of Seringam into two channels, which enclose between them the delta of Tanjore, the garden of southern India.
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  • It appears to have passed into the possession of Venkaji, one of the sons of Shahji; but he having occupied Tanjore, deemed Bangalore too distant, especially under the circumstances of the times, to be safe.
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  • Perhaps again, his activity on behalf of Indian princes, like the raja of Tanjore, was not disinterested and did not go unrewarded.
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  • The modern history of Tanjore begins with its conquest by the Mahrattas in 1674 under Venkaji, the brother of Sivaji the Great.
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