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CHITTUR

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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 252 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHITTUR, a town of British India, in the North Arcot district of Madras, with a station on the South Indian railway. Pop. (1901) 10,893. Formerly a military cantonment, it is now only the civil headquarters of the district. It has an English church, mission chapel, and Roman Catholic chapel, a high school, and several literary institutes.
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