Definition of Golconda

1. Noun. A source of great wealth (especially a mine).

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Definition of Golconda

1. Proper noun. A fortress, and ruined city, in Andhra Pradesh, India, famous historically for nearby diamond mining ¹

2. Proper noun. A source of great wealth, especially a mine ¹

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Definition of Golconda

1. a source of great wealth [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Golconda

Golan Heights
Golconda (current term)
Gold Coast
Golda Meir
Goldblatt's clamp
Goldblatt hypertension
Goldblatt kidney
Goldblatt phenomenon
Golden Age
Golden Arches
Golden Delicious
Golden Fleece
Golden Gate
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Horde

Literary usage of Golconda

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"After the submission of Golconda, Mir Jumla visited the court of ... In 1675, the Mughal commander in the Deccan advanced to punish Golconda for assisting ..."

2. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1900)
"Grantsburg. and GW Moyers, Golconda; music; How to Increase and Keep Up the ... JC Thompson, Golconda: Wheat—How to Cultivate and Raise the Best Crops, ..."

3. Field Genealogy: Being the Record of All the Field Family in America, Whose Frederick Clifton Pierce by Frederick Clifton Pierce (1901)
"Ill. Golconda Probate Records. He d. July 20, 1859. Res. ... Her father settled at Golconda in 1817, and with others purchased the site and laid out the ..."

4. The History of India: The Hindu and Mahometan Periods by Mountstuart Elphinstone (1874)
"The government of Golconda was in a very different state from the distracted condition of Bijapur. ( The king, Abul Hasan, though indolent and voluptuous, ..."

5. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1867)
"The fine .ship Golconda, belonging to the American Colonization Society, ... The emigrants by the Golconda, from Charleston, were very much pleased with the ..."

6. Indika: The Country and the People of India and Ceylon by John Fletcher Hurst (1891)
"Our excursion was only to end with the four-mile ride out to the celebrated fort and tombs of Golconda. But we had not proceeded long on our road around the ..."

7. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"About GOO yards from the fortress are the tombs of the ancient kings of Golconda. Each mausoleum occupies the centre of a large quadrangular platform, ..."

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