madras madras  /ˈmæd rəs/


  1. (n) a state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh); formerly Madras
  2. (n) a city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal; formerly Madras
  3. (n) a light patterned cotton cloth



  1. 2 Ore. men sentenced in Seattle man's death

    MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — Two central Oregon men have each been sentenced to 24 years in prison for the beating death of a Seattle fisherman whose body was found in May 2012 near Warm Springs, Ore. KTVZ-TV reports ( ) that Circuit Judge Annette Hillman imposed the sentences Tuesday on 24-year-old Steven Neal Anderson Jr. and 32-year-old James Ryan Johnson in the killing of Dennis ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

  2. Prineville man, 75, dies in Highway 26 crash

    A 75-year-old Prineville man at the wheel of a 2002 Porsche 911 convertible passed his son's car at a high rate of speed on Highway 26 between Madras and Prineville Sunday afternoon, lost control and it rolled several times, killing him, Oregon State Police reported.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: KTVZ Bend

  3. Ad of the Day: Oscar Mayer

    For their upcoming Hallmark holiday, the fathers of the world do not want a Rubik's Cube pencil holder, a madras button-down shirt or a leather six-pack holder (that's for poseurs). What will bring a tear of gratitude to their eyes? Pork! Oscar Mayer knows this, and has launched "Say It With Bacon," a campaign that's a frame-for-frame homage to smarmy jewelry commercials, right down to the ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: AdWeek


  1. Justice Srikrishna said: "My view, albeit prima facie, is that the soft-pedalling policy followed by the Madras High Court judges has led to the present piquant situations. The lawyers appear to have been encouraged by the wrong signals sent out and...
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: BN Srikrishna Source: Hindu

  2. As the clock closed on midnight, Rahman, also known as the "Mozart from Madras , got the crowd into the party spirit with his all-time hit Humma Humma as well as his Oscar-nominated single Khalbali. Thank you Nokia for making this happen. I have...
    on Jan 1, 2007 By: Nelly Furtado Source: American Digital Networks (press release)

  3. "It is a well-earned triumph for justice, law and democracy. From now on police officials will think twice before breaking the law anywhere - especially within the precincts of the Madras High Court. Heeding the judges' request to return to work,...
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Velupillai Prabhakaran Source: Express Buzz

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