Dakshina Kannada

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Kannada ದಕ್ಷಿಣ(dakṣiṇa, south) + ಕನ್ನಡ(kannaḍa, Kannada), presumably a translation of the older name for the region, South Canara.

Proper noun[edit]

Dakshina Kannada

  1. A district in south-western India. Mangalore is its chief city and administrative headquarters.