Golconda

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Golconda

  1. A fortress, and ruined city, in Andhra Pradesh, India, famous historically for nearby diamond mining
  2. A source of great wealth, especially a mine

Quotations[edit]

  • 1827 John Lee Comstock - Elements of Mineralogy
    Fifty years ago, there were more than twenty places in the kingdom of Golconda, in which diamonds of different sizes were found . . .