The clouds which strike Kathiawar and Cutch are deprived of a great deal of their moisture by the hills in those countries, and the greater part of the remainder is deposited on Mount Abu and the higher slopes of the Aravalli mountains, leaving but little for Merwara, where the hills are lower, and still less for Ajmere.
BHAUNAGAR, or Bhavnagar, a native state of India in the Kathiawar agency, Bombay.
It is the chief port in Kathiawar, though only admitting vessels of small burden.
DWARAKA, DWARKA, or Jigat, a town of British India, in Baroda state, near the extremity of the peninsula of Kathiawar, Bombay.
A new power, too, appeared from the north: the Gurjaras (ancestors, it is supposed, of the Gujar caste), who had probably entered India with the White Huns, established their power over Gujarat and (c. 600) overran northeastern Kathiawar, made the raja of Valabhi their tributary, and established a branch at Broach (585-740).