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Thanjavur



Introduction of Thanjavur
City in Tamil Nadu state, in the Cauvery delta, 190mi SSE of Chennai, SE India. The capital of theChola dynasty in the 10th and 11th centuries, it wasan independent state under Vijayanagara in the16th century and was taken by the Marathas in 1674.It passed to the British in 1855, and it was here thatthe Protestant missionaries did their earliest work inIndia. City in Tamil Nadu state, in the Cauvery delta, 190mi SSE of Chennai, SE India. The capital of theChola dynasty in the 10th and 11th centuries, it wasan independent state under Vijayanagara in the16th century and was taken by the Marathas in 1674.It passed to the British in 1855, and it was here thatthe Protestant missionaries did their earliest work inIndia.

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