Near the cenotaph is a marble pillar on which once was set the koh-i-noor diamond, chief of Akbar's treasures.
At the head of the table, just now, the koh-i-noor, or the gentleman with the diamond.
I cannot philosophically account for the koh-i-noor's wrath.
I have my koh-i-noor—my desire to depart and surrender my life to God.
He stooped down and picked up the pieces as carefully as if they were cuttings from the koh-i-noor.
The koh-i-noor, by the way, which was found in India only weighs 186 karats.
If she had given him the koh-i-noor he could not have been better pleased.
He who compacts his carbon into a koh-i-noor has infinite supplies of it.
It's easy enough to fall in love with a star in the blue heavens, the koh-i-noor diamond, or the second folio of Shakespeare.
It's as big as the koh-i-noor, which is the largest in the world.
famous diamond, one of the British crown jewels after the annexation of Punjab in 1849, from Persian koh-i-nur, literally "mountain of light," from Persian koh "mountain" + Arabic nur "light."