Definition of Calcutta in English:


Syllabification: Cal·cut·ta
Pronunciation: /kalˈkətə
Former name (until 2000) for Kolkata.



Pronunciation: /-ˈkətn/
noun & adjective
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  • The 41-year-old Calcuttan began his journey by road on Independence Day in 1991 from New Delhi.
  • There you have it - all the high drama of a simple Calcuttan's life!
  • What does a Calcuttan who has a lot of time do?

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