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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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Oh, and as an addendum he has also demanded that it return to Pakistan the Kohinoor Diamond taken in 1849.It is not certain where the Koh-i-Noor diamond first came from.
In his tweet on Thursday, Hussain called the two tragedies a "scar on the face of Britain." Notably, he further demanded the Kohinoor diamond be returned to Lahore museum.
Currently, the Kohinoor diamond is set on the Maltese cross on the Queen Mother's purple velvet crown on display at the Tower of London.
KOHINOOR Diamond let down her supporters last time but should be given the chance to redeem herself in the Betway Stayer's Handicap at Southwell.
KOHINOOR DIAMOND let down her supporters last time but should be given chance to redeem herself in the Betway Stayer's Handicap at Southwell.
KOHINOOR DIAMOND (1.0) can sparkle in the Betway Handicap for Sir Mark Prescott.
THE NARENDRA Modi government on Friday told the Supreme Court that it is exploring diplomatic channels to bring back the $ 200 million ( ` 1,293 crore) worth Kohinoor diamond back from the United Kingdom.
India and Pakistan should stop asking for the Kohinoor diamond back.
The British claim over the Kohinoor diamond is outrageous.
India's Solicitor-General, Ranjit Kumar, recently declared that India would not seek the return of the Kohinoor diamond -- one of the world's oldest and most valuable -- from the British, to whom India had "gifted" it.
LAHORE -- The provincial government on Tuesday informed Lahore High Court (LHC) that the Kohinoor diamond was handed over to the British East India Company by Maharaja Ranjit Singh under a deal.