- an Indian diamond weighing 106 carats; now part of the British crown jewels.
Origin of Kohinoor
From the Persian word kōhinūr literally, mountain of light
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Examples from the Web for kohinoor
He had no more desire to possess her than to own the Kohinoor.In a Little Town
It stands to reason that you save the Kohinoor and let the little stones go.
She has been brought up like the Kohinoor, never out of somebody's sight.That Fortune
Charles Dudley Warner
The largest Diamonds of the world have been obtained from these mines, some exceeding the Kohinoor in size.
You've won the Kohinoor; and although you seem to live in the clouds, you've had the sense to make things pukka straightaway.Far to Seek