A city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal; formerly Madras
Madras Sentence Examples
The district is served by lines of the Madras and the South Indian railways.
A third sort of millet, ragi or marua, is cultivated chiefly in Madras and Bengal.
The Eastern Ghats stretch in fragmentary spurs and ranges down the Madras presidency, here and there receding inland and leaving broad level tracts between their base and the coast.
Its best known hills are the Nilgiris, with the summer capital of Madras, Ootacamund, 7000 ft.
In this way the three great rivers of the Madras Presidency, viz., the Godavari, the Kistna and the Cauvery, rise in the mountains overhanging the western coast, and traverse the whole breadth of the central table-land before they reach the sea on the eastern shores of India.