Godowns

godown

[goh-doun]
noun
(in India and other countries in Asia) a warehouse or other storage place.

Origin:
1580–90; < Malay godong, perhaps < Telugu giḍ()angi, Tamil kiṭanku, akin to kiṭa- to lie

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godown (ˈɡəʊˌdaʊn)
 
n
(in East Asia and India) a warehouse
 
[C16: from Malay godong]

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