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Related to coromandel: Coromandel wood, Coromandel Coast


(Plants) another name for calamander
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(ˌkɔr əˈmæn dl, ˌkɒr-)

1. the hard brownish wood of a tropical Asian tree, Diospyros melanoxylon.
2. (usu. cap.) lacquer work, usu. incised and filled in with gold and color, produced in China in the 17th and early 18th century and used esp. to decorate folding screens.
[1835–45; after the Coromandel Coast, from where Chinese lacquer work was transshipped to Europe]
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When I say all the French went on shore, I should remember that the young priest I spoke of, hearing we were bound to the East Indies, desired to go the voyage with us, and to be set on shore on the coast of Coromandel; which I readily agreed to, for I wonderfully liked the man, and had very good reason, as will appear afterwards; also four of the seamen entered themselves on our ship, and proved very useful fellows.
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They originated in China and have been traced back to at least 200 BC, but the most famous examples are the lacquered Coromandel screens, which were imported from China to Europe in the 17th century.
Another highlight during the exhibition is the special themed wing in which Chanel Fine Jewellery presents a jewellery collection inspired by the poetic universe of the coromandel. The Coromandel collection is made up of fifty-nine pieces, twenty-four of them are entirely unique.
A woman swimmer in New Zealand had a close encounter with killer whales as she took a dip off the coast of Coromandel in Hahei.
(3) With the rediscovery of the Gurney herbal (henceforth "Gurney") in the Sloane Collection of the British Library, London, we may have the earliest known English contribution to medicine and botany in the East Indies, chiefly of Sumatra, Java, Malacca, the South Seas islands, Bengal, parts of the Mughal empire and the coast of Coromandel. (4) This illustrated botanical manuscript was acquired in the later part of the 17th century by the Irish physician-collector Hans Sloane (5) and was previously the property of an English merchant John Gurney, whose name and coat-of-arms appear at its head.
(Canada), Coromandel International Limited (India), Potash Corp.
Other major companies which are also scheduled to release the earnings report card are Reliance Capital, SBI Life Insurance Company, Biocon, AU Small Finance Bank, Rallis India, Aditya Birla Money, Parag Milk Foods, Shriram City Union Finance, Tata Elxsi, Artson Engineering, Automotive Stampings, Coromandel Engineering, Essel Propack, HIL, Indian Energy Exchange, JL Morison, Jindal Stainless (Hisar), Kirloskar Pneumatic, Oil Country Tubular, Supreme Industries and Tata Metaliks.
The Scottish Enlightenment Abroad: The Russells of Braidshaw in Aleppo and on the Coast of Coromandel
Set on the Coromandel Peninsula of New Zealand, "The Bolthole" is the story of three men across a span of as many centuries, hurtling down the shoreline of the same beach.
Includes stays at the five-star Movenpick Bur Dubai, four-star Rydges Hotel Auckland, four-star Copthorne Hotel Bay of Islands, four-star Regent of Rotorua, four-star The Crown Hotel in Napier, four-star Beechtree Suites Taupo, and three-star Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge, Coromandel.
From being financiers and bankers, the group made its transition to an asset-building and manufacturing entity at the dawn of Independence by setting up Coromandel Engineering, which got into construction.