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godown

[goh-doun] /goʊˈdaʊn/
noun
1.
(in India and other countries in Asia) a warehouse or other storage place.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Malay godong, perhaps < Telugu giḍ()angi, Tamil kiṭanku, akin to kiṭa- to lie
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godown

/ˈɡəʊˌdaʊn/
noun
1.
(in East Asia and India) a warehouse
Word Origin
C16: from Malay godong
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