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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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Unite, Britain's biggest union, has accused the Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks of eroding community banking in England and Scotland with the closure of 28 bank branches.
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The same holds for those wishing to work beyond 70, because they would no longer be forced to retire at 65 or younger, eroding job skills and recent employment experience to the point where re-employment is out of the question.
They understand the devastation of eroding market share, revenues and overall fiscal viability.
They say these new agencies have reduced their budgets substantially without eroding service quality.
In many ways similar in structure to Robert Duncan's series Passages and Structure of Rime, each of which included poems from several of Duncan's books of poetry, Mackey's series are both continued from his earlier collection, Eroding Witness (1985).
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It also finds that - contrary to previous scholarship - rivers are as powerful as glaciers at eroding landscapes.