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SAIDAPET

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Originally appearing in Volume V23, Page 1008 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SAIDAPET, a town of British India, administrative head-quarters of Chingleput district, Madras, on the South Indian railway, 5 m. S. W: of Madras city, from which it is separated by a line of tanks. Pop. (1901) 14,254. The government teachers' college has a hostel or boarding-house for Brahmans, opened in 1897. The Agricultural college, originally (,865) a model farm, has been transferred to Coimbatore.
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