Vadodara

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Baroda

Baroda (bərōˈdə), 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, 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.
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Vadodara

a city in W India, in SE Gujarat: textile manufacturing. Pop.: 1 306 035 (2001)
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