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ERODE

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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 753 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ERODE, a town of British India, in the Coimbatore district of Madras, situated on the right bank of the river Cauvery; which is here crossed by an iron railway girder bridge of 22 spans. Pop. (1901) 15,529. Here the South Indian railway joins the South-Western line of the Madras railway, 243 M. from Madras. There are exports of cotton and saltpetre; and the town has a steam cotton press.
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