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EtymologyEdit

From Kannada ದಕ್ಷಿಣ (dakṣiṇa, south) + ಕನ್ನಡ (kannaḍa, Kannada), presumably a translation of the older name for the region, South Canara.

Proper nounEdit

Dakshina Kannada

  1. A district in south-western India. Mangalore is its chief city and administrative headquarters.