SOBU´RA (Σοβούραςἐμπόριον), a place on the eastern coast of Hindostan, mentioned in the Periplus (p. 34).
It is probably the same as the modern Sabres, between Pondicherry and Madras. (See Lassen's map.) [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.