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topkhana

[tohp-kah-nuh]
noun Indian English.
  1. a building where artillery, ammunition, etc., are made, repaired, and stored.
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Origin of topkhana

1660–70; < Hindi, Urdu tōpkhānā < Turkish top cannon + Persian khānah house
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Historical Examples

  • At Topkhana, about five minutes' ride from the Embassy, we embarked in boats and crossed the harbour to Stamboul.

    The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, December 1879

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