Meaning of Golconda

Gol•con•da

Pronunciation: (gol-kon'du), [key]
— n.
  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 l.c.) a rich mine or other source of great wealth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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