Definitions for calicutˈkæl ɪˌkʌt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Cal•i•cutˈkæl ɪˌkʌt(n.)

  1. a seaport in W Kerala, in SW India. 546,000.

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Formerly, Kozhikode.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Calicut

    chief town on the Malabar coast, in the Madras Presidency of India, the first port at which Vasco da Gama landed in 1498, whence the cotton cloth first imported from the place got the name "calico."

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