Associations to the word «Calcutta»


CALCUTTA, proper noun. Former name of Kolkata (the state capital of West Bengal, India)
CALCUTTA, proper noun. A resort in Suriname

Dictionary definition

CALCUTTA, noun. The largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world; located in eastern India; suffers from poverty and overcrowding.

Wise words

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