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1) Calcutta. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...West Bengal state, E India, on the Hugli River. It is the second largest city in India and one of the largest in the world. Ten of Calcutta's suburbs-Haora, South...

2) Black Hole of Calcutta. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Black Hole of Calcutta, see Calcutta....

3) Dumdum. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Suburban Calcutta, West Bengal state, E central India. South Dumdum (1991 pop. 230,507) is a residential area of the northern edge of metropolitan Calcutta, while...

4) Duff, Alexander. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Scottish missionary in India. In Calcutta he opened (1830) a mission college which became an important center of education in India; both religious and scientific...

5) Kolkata. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kolkata, India: see Calcutta....

6) Bose, Sir Jagadis Chandra. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Indian physicist and plant physiologist, educated in Calcutta and at Christ's College, Cambridge. He was professor of physical science (1885-1915) at Presidency College,...

7) Cossimbazar. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...West Bengal state, E central India, part of the Calcutta metropolitan area. Cossimbazar was a chief overseas port of Bengal (16th-18th cent.); afterward Calcutta...

8) Haora. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...West Bengal state, E central India, on the Hugli River opposite Calcutta. It is located at the region's main railway terminus. Second only to Calcutta in the Hugliside...

9) Ray, Satyajit. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Indian film director, b. Calcutta. His subtle, austere, and delicately lyrical films made him one of the outstanding filmmakers of the 20th cent.; he was the first...

10) Tawney, Richard Henry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...British economic historian, b. Calcutta. He was professor at the Univ. of London from 1931 to 1949. A leading socialist, Tawney helped to formulate the economic and...

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