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Kutch,

India: see KachchhKachchh,
 Kutch,
or Cutch
, district (1991 pop. 1,252,507), 17,000 sq mi (44,030 sq km), Gujarat state, W India, bounded on the N by Pakistan. It is largely barren except for a fertile band along the Gulf of Kachchh in the Arabian Sea.
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Kutch

 

a gulf of the Arabian Sea on the northwestern coast ofIndia. The Gulf of Kutch extends for 165 km between the conti-nent and the Kathiawar Peninsula. The width of the gulf at itsentrance is approxmately 46 km, and its maximum depth is 38m. The shores of the gulf are low-lying and the southern shoreis bordered with coral reefs. Tides are semidiurnal, with a heightof more than 3 m. The port of Okha is located on the southern side of the entrance to the gulf.

Kutch

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1. a former state of W India, on the Gulf of Kutch (an inlet of the Arabian Sea): part of Gujarat state since 1960
2. Rann of. an extensive salt waste in W central India, and S Pakistan: consists of the Great Rann in the north and the Little Rann in the southeast; seasonal alternation between marsh and desert; some saltworks. In 1968 an international tribunal awarded about 10 per cent of the border area to Pakistan. Area: 23 000 sq. km (9000 sq. miles)
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By QUETTA, July 06, 2011 (Balochistan Times): At least five FC personnel were killed and six sustained injuries when some unknown militants targeted the FC convoy with remote control device here on road in Gormazai, district Kutch on Tuesday.
QUETTA, July 06, 2011 (Frontier Star): At least five FC personnel were killed and six sustained injuries when some unknown militants targeted the FC convoy with remote control device here on road in Gormazai, district Kutch on Tuesday.