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cotton gin

(Encyclopedia) cotton gin, machine for separating cotton fibers from the seeds. The charkha, used in India from antiquity, consists of two revolving wooden rollers through which the fibers are drawn?

Damanhur

(Encyclopedia) Damanhur dmnho?or, city (1986 pop. 188,939), capital of Beheira governorate, N Egypt, in the Nile River delta. It is a communications center and a market for cotton and rice.?

Erode

(Encyclopedia) Erode ?r?d, 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?

Benha

(Encyclopedia) Benha b?nh or Banhabn?, city (1986 pop. 115,701), capital of Qalyubiyah governate, N Egypt, in the Nile River delta. A rail junction and trade center, Benha has cotton-ginning, rug?

Westborough

(Encyclopedia) Westborough, town (1990 pop. 14,133), Worcester co., E central Mass., on the Assabet River; inc. 1717. The town, which is largely residential, has tool and die making and produces?

Prattville

(Encyclopedia) Prattville, city (1990 pop. 19,587), seat of Autauga co., central Ala.; inc. 1872. It has textile and related industries, lumber, and a paper mill. Automotive parts are manufactured,?

Rockhampton

(Encyclopedia) Rockhampton, city and region (2016 pop. 79,726), Queensland, E Australia, on the Fitzroy River. It is a rail center and, with its port at Port Alma, the principal trade center for the?

Tanta

(Encyclopedia) Tanta tnt, city (1986 pop. 336,517), capital of Gharbiyah governorate, N Egypt, in the Nile River delta. It is a cotton-ginning center and the main railroad hub of the delta. Three?

Vijapura

(Encyclopedia) Vijapura, formerly Bijapurb?jpo?or, city (1991 pop. 193,131), Karnataka state, SE India. It is a trade and district administrative center. Cotton ginning is an important activity;?

Kaolack

(Encyclopedia) Kaolack koulk, city (1988 pop. 150,961), W Senegal, a port on the Saloum River. Lying in a farm area, Kaolack is a major peanut marketing and exporting center and has a large peanut?