Definition of Koh-i-noor in English:

Koh-i-noor

proper noun

  • A famous Indian diamond that has a history going back to the 14th century. It passed into British possession on the annexation of Punjab in 1849 and was set in the queen's state crown for the coronation of George VI (1937)

Origin

From Persian kōh-i nūr mountain of light.

Pronunciation:

Koh-i-noor

/ˌkōēˈno͝or/