Definition of Golconda in English:

Golconda

Syllabification: Gol·con·da
Pronunciation: /gälˈkändə
 
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noun

  • A source of wealth, advantages, or happiness: the posters calling emigrants from Europe to the Golconda of the American West

Origin

late 19th century: from the name of a city near Hyderabad, India, famous for its diamonds.

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