NICAMA (Νίκαμα), a place on the SW. coast of India, called a metropolis by Ptolemy (7.1.12).
It was in the district of the Bati, within the territory of king Pandion.
It was very probably on the site of the present Cottopatam. [V]
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. William Smith, LLD. London. Walton and Maberly, Upper Gower Street and Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1854.