See also dharana.
In the state of Maharashtra, India , ? – 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass = 24 gunja seeds.
Dharaṇ, Mar. (, from the S[anskrit]. , holding, confining) A dam, a bank across a river : a weight of twenty-four gunja seeds : a sum of nine anas.
H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 137.
धरण dharaṇa n (S) A dam or bank across a river or stream. 2 W An aggregate of nine आणा [aṇā].
J. T. Molesworth, 1857, page.
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