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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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" Our military is still strong, yet our competitive edge has eroded in every domain of warfare - air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace - and is continually eroding," Fox News, reported, citing Mattis as saying.
(5) Finally, Maillard and Kountakis reported the case of a 2 1/2-year-old boy with desmoid fibromatosis that involved the left antrum and ethmoid air cells and eroded the orbital floor.
BFG said the move was necessary in order to improve badly eroded profit margins.
The mineral particles in those rocks eroded from mountains and settled in river deltas and offshore sediments between 2.89 billion and 2.76 billion years ago, says John Chesley, a geochemist at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
Within this context, soil quality should approach optimum levels in the deepest and least eroded soils.
Inside the warehouse -- a typical array of trusses with central posts and a linear lantern -- The Box springs from above an eroded stuccoed drum, from the exoskeleton of a hypothetical sphere visible through a skylight of regular two by fours.
In fact, research presented last June at a conference devoted to the origin of the gorge--the first such meeting in more than 35 years--suggests that substantial portions of the eastern Grand Canyon are geological youngsters, having been eroded only within the past million years.
The change in depths to the lower boundary of the argillic horizon was a good indicator of the amount of soil removed from an eroded pedon when compared with a slightly eroded pedon formed on the same or similar landscape segment.