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He’s never been outside of Calcutta, and lives vicariously through Rahamat, daydreaming of caravans slowly making their way through high mountain passes.The One Story That Captures the Immigrant Experience Like No Other|Suketu Mehta|September 17, 2021|Time
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.
Here it broke into the Calcutta and Bombay branches, each nearly a thousand miles in length.
Each day he was sending serenely confident telegrams to Calcutta and receiving equally reassuring ones from a fatuous Viceroy.
I have seen a set of cut-glass sent to Calcutta for the purpose, or a girandole, too handsome for Brazilian purchasers.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
Every evening, before sunset, all the fashionable world of Calcutta streams hitherward.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Calcutta, in India, taken by Surajah Dowla: of 146 prisoners put into a dungeon called the "black hole," 123 were suffocated.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
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Cultural definitions for Calcutta
Largest city in India, located in the eastern part of the country on the Hooghly River.