vidarbha विदर्भ

Definition: m. "destitute of darbha- grass", Name of a country south of the vindhya- hills (now called Berar;it was the country of damayantī-, wife of nala-;the soil was probably grassless and arid, but the absence of darbha- is said to be due to the fact that the son of a saint died of the prick of a sharp blade of that grass) etc.