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Kanarese

[kah-nuh-reez, -rees, kan-uh-] /ˌkɑ nəˈriz, -ˈris, ˌkæn ə-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Kanara, a part of the Maharashtra province in W India.
noun, plural Kanarese.
2.
one of a Dravidian people living mainly in the state of Karnataka, in southwest India.
3.
Also, Canarese.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; Kanar(a) + -ese
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Kanarese

/ˌkænəˈriːz/
noun
1.
(pl) -rese. a member of a people of S India living chiefly in Kanara
2.
the language of this people; Kannada
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