Bickaneer, Or Beykaneer. I. A native state of N. W. Hindostan, in Rajpootana, between lat. 27° 30' and 29° 55' N and Ion. 72° 30' and 75° 40' E.; area, 17,676 sq. m.; pop. about 540,000. Its length from E. to W. is 200 m., breadth about 160 m. The surface is flat, sandy, and arid, and the only products are various kinds of pulse, raised by irrigation. The only exports are horses and cattle of an inferior kind. The climate presents extraordinary extremes of temperature according aa the sun is above or below the horizon. The Rajpoots are the predominant race, but the majority of the population are Jauts. Bicka-neer was admitted under British protection in 1818. II. A fortified town, capital of the state, 240 m. W. by S. of Delhi; pop. about 60,000. It is situated in a desolate tract, and is surrounded by a wall 31/2 m. in circumference, with numerous round towers and battlements. There are some elevated buildings and temples, and a citadel surrounded by a wall 30 ft. high, containing the residence of the rajah; but most of the dwellings are mere huts with mud walls painted red.