bánṣ

In Gujarat, India, ? – 19th century, a unit of length used in measuring land.

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Banṇ or Bánṣ, Bunṣ or Baṇṣ, H. &c., ( S. ) A bambu, a measure of length. A rod or bambu about ten feet long used to measure excavations. also the standard measuring-rod in Guzerat, equal in some parganas to 20 feet 5¼ inches, in others to no more than 7 feet 5 6/10 inches.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, pages 60 and 570.

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