- a town in West Bengal, in NE India: mountain resort.
- Also called Darjeeling tea. a type of tea grown in mountainous areas around the town of Darjeeling.
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Contemporary Examples of darjeeling
He also has found a niche in Hollywood and is listed as producer of The Darjeeling Limited and Fantastic Mr. Fox.Washington's Richest Power Players
May 19, 2010
Historical Examples of darjeeling
There I insisted on my master buying ponies to take us to Darjeeling.In the Forbidden Land
Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Tosari has been described as the Darjeeling of the Netherland Indies.Across the Equator
Thomas H. Reid
The black-headed sibia, one of the most abundant birds about Darjeeling.
It is common about Darjeeling and goes about in flocks that keep to trees.
It is fairly common about Darjeeling, but is of retiring habits.
- a town in NE India, in West Bengal in the Himalayas, at an altitude of about 2250 m (7500 ft). Pop: 107 530 (2001)Official name: Darjiling
- a high-quality black tea grown in the mountains around Darjeeling
Word Origin and History for darjeeling
town in northeastern India, from Tibetan dojeling "diamond island," in reference to Vajrayana (literally "vehicle of the diamond") Buddhism. The "island" being the high ground of the place's site. As a type of tea, from 1882.