Pronunciation: (trav'un-kôr", -kōr"), [key]
a former state in SW India: merged 1949 with Cochin to form a new state (Trav'ancore and Co'chin) ; reorganized 1956 to form the larger part of Kerala state. Cf. Cochin.
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