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"Cochin" may refer to:

  • Cochin China
  • Kingdom of Kochi, a former princely state of India, merged with Travancore to form the State of Kerala
  • Cochin city, the former name of the city of Kochi, in Kerala
  • Hôpital Cochin, a famous hospital in Paris, France
  • Cochin font, from the Adobe font collection
  • Cochin (chicken), a breed of chicken known for its thick plumage
  • Charles Nicolas Cochin (1715–1790), French engraver, designer, writer, and painter.
  • Pierre-Suzanne-Augustin Cochin (1823–1872), French politician and writer.

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COCHIN - LoveToKnow Article on COCHIN (1138 words)
COCHIN, a feudatory state of southern India, in political subordination to Madras, with an area of 1361 sq.
Its port of Kodungalur (Kranganur, the ancient Muziris), at the mouth of the Periyar, was from early times one of the chief centres for the trade between Europe and India; and it was at Malankara, near Kodungalur, that the apostle Thomas is traditionally said to have landed.
COCHIN, a town of British India, in the district of Malabar, Madras.
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