calcutta calcutta  /ˌkæl ˈkə tə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world; located in eastern India; suffers from poverty and overcrowding

News

  1. Gas main replacements to start mid July

    CALCUTTA - Columbia Gas has informed St. Clair Township trustees that the gas main replacement project in Glenmoor is scheduled to begin sometime in mid July and not July 1 as was previously anticipated.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The East Liverpool Review

  2. Calcutta of the West

    My old friend, Horace, claims to be a visionary. For Ventura, he envisions it becoming a sister city with Calcutta, India, and becoming known as Calcutta of the West.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

  3. Weather balloon believed to be sign from God

    CALCUTTA—Penny Schmidbauer believes her discovery of a weather balloon on Sunday evening was so unusual it qualifies as a sign from God.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The East Liverpool Review

Quotes

  1. "Rory has been playing well since he returned from his facial injury he sustained in the Calcutta Cup game last season," Saint-Andre added.
    on Dec 11, 2008 By: Philippe Saint-Andre Source: BBC News

  2. Tata said "It is for the people of Calcutta and (WB) West Bengal to decide whether we are unwanted, or to accept us as good corporate citizen. If we are unwanted here, then we would have to make a move"
    on Aug 22, 2008 By: Ratan Tata Source: Little About (blog)

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