Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Calcutta

play
geographical name Cal·cut·ta \kal-ˈkə-tə\

Definition of Calcutta

  1. city & port E India on the Hugli ∗ of W. Bengal pop 4,580,544

Cal·cut·tan play \-ˈkə-tən\ noun


Variants of calcutta

or Kol·ka·ta play \kōl-ˈkä-tä\

CALCUTTA Defined for Kids

Calcutta

play
geographical name Cal·cut·ta \kal-ˈkə-tə\

Definition of Calcutta

  1. city E India



Variants of calcutta

or Kol·ka·ta \kōl-ˈkä-tä\

Learn More about calcutta


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Calcutta? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 6, 2016

an official order, decree, or edict

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

kittly-benders pince-nez spindrift duvet
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ