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Erode

(ĕrōd`), city (1991 urban agglomeration pop. 361,755), Tamil Nadu state, S India, on the Kaveri River. The city is located in a cotton-growing region, and its industries include cotton ginning and the manufacture of transport equipment. Erode was the site of much fighting during the British wars with the MarathasMarathas
or Mahrattas
, Marathi-speaking people of W central India, known for their ability as warriors and their devotion to Hinduism. From their homeland in Maharashtra their chieftains rose to power in the 17th cent.
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This continuing politics of the past, all it has succeeded to do was to erode our institutions, he said.
Raja, former Handloom Minister, Erode Municipal Corporation Mayor K Kumar Muruges, party's district deputy secretary O.C.
"I have never forgotten how the deprivation of work erodes human beings, those not working and those related to them," he writes.
By the same token, ignoring these signs can result in strategic and facility planning that frustrates participants, delays needed decisions, and erodes mutual confidence.
The first is that they may erode popular control over the bureaucracy.
As I have noted, Mackey's first volume of poetry was titled Eroding Witness, and the figure of erosion remains a fitting description of the mode of these works: Syntax shifts and erodes under the reading eye, reference erodes, and ultimately the fundamental fictions of our reading poetry - the singular poetic voice and the direct address - erode and disappear.