Definition of Golconda in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɡälˈkändə/


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


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

Words that rhyme with Golconda

absconder, anaconda, Fonda, Honda, nonda, ponder, responder, squander, Wanda, wander, yonder

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Syllabification: Gol·con·da

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