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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cash_(currency)

Cash was a currency unit of Madras Province during the period of ... Copper coins of 20 cash were called pice, 10 cash were called ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madras_Bashai

Madras Bashai is a cockney of Tamil language and English language spoken in the city of ... Dhūddū (துட்டு), Dabbū (டப்பு), Money, Derived from Telugu. Galeeju (கலீஜு), Yucky, Derived from the Urdu word, Galeez.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chennai

Chennai is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off ... The name Madras is said to have originated from a Portuguese phrase " mae de Deus ...... Town, who offered loans as well as accepted money deposits from the public, in addition to offering loans to the agricultural labourers.

www.quora.com/What-is-the-etymology-of-the-term-Madras-and-Chennai

The short answer: Madras is not of English origin. Chennai is not of Tamil origin. And the former .... But as we saw above, Chennai was no more a Tamil name than Madras was. Neither is it the ... Is it worth the money? What Is Etymology?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madras_Presidency

The Madras Presidency, or the Presidency of Fort St. George and also known as Madras ..... The mirasidars were required to donate a certain amount of money known as ... In 1833, Lord William Bentinck implemented a new system called the  ...

www.quora.com/Why-is-Madras-called-Madras-and-not-as-Chennai

Say each of these names yourself. Madras- Brings back those wonderful images when the city ... Hence the name Madras. Damerla ... Is it worth the money?

www.thehindu.com/thehindu/mag/2003/01/26/stories/2003012600160200.htm

Jan 26, 2003 ... He was to stay in Chennai (Madras) for three weeks before setting out .... know the names of those who subscribed for you but the money was ...

www.rediff.com/news/interview/historian-jbp-more-theres-no-word-like-chennai-in-tamil/20140826.htm

Aug 27, 2014 ... In this email interview from Paris, he says the notion that Madras was a European name or it had colonial connotations is completely wrong.

www.thehindu.com/opinion/columns/What%E2%80%99s-in-a-name-Plenty/article14585349.ece

Aug 24, 2016 ... ... and Mumbai will result in a waste of money and cause confusion. ... Ironically, it appears that even the change of name from Madras to ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/madras

Define madras: a large silk or cotton kerchief usually of bright colors that is often worn as a turban — madras ... geographical name Ma·dras \mə-ˈdras, -ˈdräs\ ...