Example sentences for: deccan

How can you use “deccan” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Even in the vast open spaces of the Rajasthan desert or the Deccan plateau of central India, people appear everywhere, a tribesman on camel-back or lone woman holding her headdress in her teeth to keep out the dust as she carries a huge pitcher of water or a bundle of firewood on her head.

  • Jainism, which never spread beyond India, claims 2 million followers, including many businessmen in Gujarat and the Deccan, with a few in Bengal.

  • Buddhist and Jain merchants prospered with the new east–west trade and so were able to finance the magnificently sculpted cave-temples in the Deccan, including those at Ajanta and Ellora.

  • In the state of Andhra Pradesh, the Deccan Chronicle had as its front-page lead a report from San Francisco claiming that the United States would only send further help to Orissa if India asked for it.

  • Starting out from Pune, Shivaji’s Marathas fought off the Deccan sultans at Bijapur and the Mughals at Purandar.


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