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Golconda

[gol-kon-duh] /gɒlˈkɒn də/
noun
1.
a ruined city in S India, near the modern city of Hyderabad: capital of a former Muslim kingdom; famous for its diamond cutting.
2.
(often lowercase) a rich mine or other source of great wealth.
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Golconda

/ɡɒlˈkɒndə/
noun
1.
a ruined town and fortress in S central India, in W Andhra Pradesh near Hyderabad city: capital of one of the five Muslim kingdoms of the Deccan from 1512 to 1687, then annexed to the Mogul empire; renowned for its diamonds
2.
(sometimes not capital) a source of wealth or riches, esp a mine
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