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Chidambaram (chĭdŭmˈbərəm) [key], town (1991 pop. 67,949), Tamil Nadu state, SE India. It markets rice and produces textiles and processed food. Its temples are among the oldest examples of Dravidian art. Annamalai Univ., a leading school of S India, is nearby.

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