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Cal·cut·ta

 (kăl-kŭt′ə)

Calcutta

(kælˈkʌtə)
n
(Placename) the former official name (still widely used) of Kolkata

Cal•cut•ta

(kælˈkʌt ə)

n.
the capital of West Bengal state, in E India, on the Hooghly River: former capital of British India. 9,166,000.
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Noun1.Calcutta - the largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the worldCalcutta - the largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world; located in eastern India; suffers from poverty and overcrowding
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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Calcutta

[kælˈkʌtə] NCalcuta f

Calcutta

n (Hist) → Kalkutta nt (Hist) ? Kolkata
References in periodicals archive ?
The book is also short on explorations of how economic interests may have affected the ways in which Calcuttans came to see sanitary citizenship.
Just south of the Hooghly river where busy Calcuttans, arriving, departing, collecting and delivering, stream both ways over the How-ran Bridge's eight lanes, I saw some pavement dwellers.
The youngest of three siblings of a Punjabi family proud to be Calcuttans.