Definition of Kolkata in English:

Kolkata

Syllabification: Kol·ka·ta
Pronunciation: /kälˈkätə, -ˈkətə
 
/
A port and industrial center in eastern India, capital of the state of West Bengal, the second largest city in India; population 5,080,500 (est. 2009). It is situated on the banks of the Hooghly River near the Bay of Bengal. Former name (until 2000) Calcutta.

Derivatives

Kolkatan

Pronunciation: /-ˈkətn/
noun & adjective

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