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 (kō′zhĭ-kōd′) also Cal·i·cut (kăl′ĭ-kŭt′)
A city of southwest India on the Malabar Coast southwest of Bengaluru. It was the site of Vasco da Gama's first landfall in India (1498) and was later occupied by Portuguese, British, French, and Danish trading colonies.
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(Placename) a port in SW India, in W Kerala on the Malabar coast: important European trading post (1511–1765): formerly calico-manufacturing. Pop: 436 527 (2001). Also called: Calicut
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(ˈkæl ɪˌkʌt)

a seaport in W Kerala, in SW India. 546,000. Formerly, Kozhikode.
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Summary: Kozhikode (Kerala) [India], Aug 31 (ANI): Over 30 students from a college in Kozhikode district have been booked for allegedly waving a flag resembling that of Pakistan inside the campus premises, police said.
Effective April 20, SpiceJet will introduce its second frequency to Jeddah, a daily direct flight to Kozhikode.
The incident happened soon after the plane, which had 182 passengers onboard, took off from Muscat International Airport around 2:45 AM on Sunday morning heading to Kozhikode in India.
On the launch of operations, Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai, said: "As the first Dubai-based carrier to operate direct flights from Dubai to Kozhikode, we expect this route to be very popular for travellers from the UAE to the region.
Dubai: flydubai has become the only Dubai-based carrier to operate flights to Kozhikode in Kerala, India.
Speaking at the press conference, held on 04 February to mark the start of flights to Kozhikode, Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations (UAE, GCC, Subcontinent and Africa) at flydubai, said: "with the commencement of our service to Kozhikode passengers will be able to connect to hundreds of destinations.
Dubai-based flydubai has announced the launch of direct flights to Kozhikode in Kerala, India.
IANS Thiruvananthapuram For a second successive day, heavy rains lashed Kerala's Kozhikode, Malappuram and Wayanad districts on Tuesday, triggering fresh landslides and adding to the woes of a state battling the worst flooding in 94 years.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has lifted travel advisory to Kozhikode and Malappuram in the south Indian state of Kerala after official declaration of the end of epidemic Nipah virus.
With the death of one more patient yesterday morning, the Nipah virus has claimed 12 lives in Kerala till now, while a fresh case of a nursing student in Kozhikode testing positive has surfaced, officials said.
Starcare Health Systems, which opened its first hospital in Oman in 2011, now has a counter in Starcare Hospital Seeb to book appointments in its new 300-bed, multispeciality hospital in Kozhikode in Kerala, in India, a press release said.