MAYAVARAM, a town of India, in the Tanjore district of Madras, on the Cauvery river; junction on the South Indian railway, 1 74m. S.W. of Madras. Pop. (1901), 24,276. Itpossesses a speciality of fine cotton and silk cloth, known as Kornad from the suburb in which the weavers live. During October and November the town is the scene of a great pilgrimage to the holy waters of the Cauvery.
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