Definition for calcutta (2 of 2)
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Outnumbered five to one in Britain, Scots made up 60 percent of the merchants in Bengal, Calcutta and Madras.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two brothers from Calcutta face divergent fates, one tragic and one beholden to that tragedy.
Patients Trapped in Calcutta Hospital A fire broke out in a Calcutta hospital Friday, killing more than 80 people.
In the summer of 2006, an obscure mullah in Calcutta seemed desperate for some media attention.
Another is for education travel, to see the Taj Mahal and Calcutta and Delhi.
The custom seems, however, more prevalent than in any part of India where I have been, the vicinity of Calcutta excepted.An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal|Fancis Buchanan Hamilton
On its eastern bank stands Calcutta, the City of Palaces as it is often called.Mark Seaworth|William H.G. Kingston
Arrived at Calcutta, the question arose: "What shall we do with him?"Brave and Bold|Horatio Alger
It will be dangerous longer to remain in Calcutta, with the Dodges liable at any time to make more startling confessions.Oswald Langdon|Carson Jay Lee
The railway across the district towards Calcutta, a branch of the Bengal-Nagpur system, was opened in 1899.
British Dictionary definitions for calcutta (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for calcutta (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for calcutta
city in eastern India, named for Hindu goddess Kali.
Culture definitions for calcutta
Largest city in India, located in the eastern part of the country on the Hooghly River.