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Baroda

(bərō`də), former native state, now incorporated in Gujarat state, W central India. It is a prosperous area on a fertile alluvial plain. Its chief city, Vadodara (1991 pop. 1,126,824), formerly Baroda, a district administrative center on the Vishvamitri River, has cotton-textile, chemical, machinery, furniture, and consumer-goods industries. The city is a rail and road hub, and has an airfield. There are several institutions of higher learning and museums. The Markapura Palace has deep and ornately carved wells.

Baroda

1. a former state of W India, part of Gujarat since 1960
2. the former name (until 1976) of Vadodara
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