Definition of Kolkata in English:

Kolkata

proper noun

  • A port and industrial center in eastern India, capital of the state of West Bengal, the second largest city in India; population 5,080,500 (est. 2009). It is situated on the banks of the Hooghly River near the Bay of Bengal.

    Former name (until 2000) Calcutta

Pronunciation:

Kolkata

/kôlˈkädə//kōlˈkädə//kälˈkädə/