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gɒlˈkɒn dəGOLCONDA

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Golcondanoun

    a source of great wealth (especially a mine)


  1. Golcondanoun

    A fortress, and ruined city, in Andhra Pradesh, India, famous historically for nearby diamond mining

  2. Golcondanoun

    A source of great wealth, especially a mine


  1. Golconda

    Golconda is a city in, and the county seat of, Pope County, located along the Ohio River. The population was 726 at the 2000 census. The entire city has been designated a state Historic District.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Golconda

    a fortified town in the Nizam's dominions, 7 m. W. of Hyderabad; famous for its diamonds, found in the neighbourhood; beside it are the ruins of the ancient city, the former capital of the old kingdom; the fort is garrisoned, and is the treasury of the Nizam; it is also a State prison.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. golconda

    A town of Hindostan, strongly fortified by nature and art, standing on a hill 5 miles northwest from Hyderabad. It was once noted for its diamonds. Golconda was once the capital of an extensive kingdom which arose on the dissolution of the Bhamenee dynasty, and was governed by native Hindoo princes; but being taken by Aurungzebe by treachery in 1687, after a siege of seven months, the whole territory became incorporated with the empire of Delhi.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of GOLCONDA in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of GOLCONDA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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