Surat

[soo-rat, soor-uht]
noun
a seaport in S Gujarat, in W India: first British settlement in India 1612.
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surat (sjuːˈræt)
 
n
(formerly) a cotton fabric from the Surat area of India

Surat (sʊˈræt, ˈsʊərət)
 
n
a port in W India, in W Gujarat: a major port in the 17th century; textile manufacturing. Pop: 2 433 787 (2001)

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During that period, marine trade was monopolized by surat and cambay.
A section of the western downs lies over coal deposits of the surat basin.
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