Koh-i-noor

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Koh-i-noor

(ˌkəʊɪˈnʊə) ,

Kohinor

or

Kohinur

n
(Jewellery) a very large oval Indian diamond, part of the British crown jewels since 1849, weighing 108.8 carats
[C19: from Persian Kōh-i-nūr, literally: mountain of light, from kōh mountain + Arabic nūr light]
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Stolen from a turban hidden in an Afghan prison wall, lost in a Raj officer's bathroom, the Koh-I-Nur diamond has an Extravagantly dramatic past.