Kozhikode

[ koh-zhi-kohd ]
/ ˈkoʊ ʒɪˌkoʊd /

noun

a city in western Kerala, in southwest India.

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Formerly Cal·i·cut [kal-i-kuht] /ˈkæl ɪˌkʌt/ .

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British Dictionary definitions for Kozhikode

Kozhikode
/ (ˌkəʊʒɪˈkəʊd) /

noun

a port in SW India, in W Kerala on the Malabar coast: important European trading post (1511–1765): formerly calico-manufacturing. Pop: 436 527 (2001)Also called: Calicut
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