dharan [Marathi]

See also dharana.

In the state of Maharashtra, India opens map showing location of the state of Maharashtra in 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.

Where is the state of Maharashtra in India?

A map showing the location of Maharashtra.

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