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Definition of the noun kalka

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  1. the Mongol people living in the central and eastern parts of Outer Mongolia
  2. the language of the Khalkha that is the official language of the Mongolian People's Republic


  1. Kalka is a town in the Panchkula district of Haryana, India. The name of the town is derived from the goddess Kali. The town is situated in the foothills of the Himalayas and is a gateway to the neighbouring state of Himachal Pradesh. It is on the National Highway 22 between Chandigarh and Shimla, and is the terminus of the Kalka-Shimla Railway. To the south of Kalka is Pinjore, and the industrial town of Parwanoo is to the north on the NH 22. Industrial development has led to a continuous urban belt from Pinjore to Parwanoo, but Kalka remains largely unaffected by these developments. Nearby is Chandimandir Cantonment where the Western Command of the Indian army is based. In 2013 it has come under the jurisdiction of Panchkula Municipal Corporation and its municipal committee has been dissolved.
  2. Kalka a.k.a. Kałka is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Koczała, within Człuchów County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It lies approximately 6 kilometres north-east of Koczała, 38 km north-west of Człuchów, and 111 km south-west of the regional capital Gdańsk.
  3. Kalka is an Aboriginal community in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands in South Australia administered under the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act. At the 2006 census, Kalka had a population of 114.

There are other places with in their name, like Kalka–Shimla Railway.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kalka

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Google previewHygiene and Diseases of Warm Climates (1893)

by Andrew Davidson

Kalka is a small village at the foot of the Himalayas, on the road leading to the Simla, Sabhathu, Dugshai, and Kassowli sanitaria. This village was infected with cholera when our troops marched through it, suffering greatly from thirst induced ...

Google previewPhantom Ex Machina (2016)

Digital Disruption’s Role in Business Model Transformation by Anshuman Khare, Brian Stewart, Rod Schatz

Regine Kalka is a professor for Marketing and Communication at the University of Applied Science Düsseldorf and a freelance consultant with the focus on strategy , brand management and coaching of small- and medium-sized companies.

Google previewKipling's Japan (2013)

Collected Writings by Hugh Cortazzi, George Webb

Kalka is a town at the foot of the hills, ...

Google previewNew Woman

January_2015 by Various

Kalka is a popular railway station in Himachal Pradesh, ...

Google previewTravels in Western India, embracing a visit to the sacred mounts of the Jains (etc.) (1839)

by James Tod

Kalka is a female personification of time. % This is likewise in accordance with the local traditions, which make Chitrung Mori the founder of Cheetore. § This simple fact is of great importance ; by supplying the date of this prince's reign, during ...

Google previewIndian Engineering (1907)

by Patrick Doyle

Kalka is a military rest camp of some importance for troops proceeding to and from the hill sanitaria of Kasauli, Subathu, Dagshai, Solon, and Jutogh. The Army Department of the Government will share in what must be a general scheme, ...

Google previewThe Statist (1893)

A Journal of Practical Finance and Trade

The Delhi Umballa Kalka is a new extension of the East Indian Railway, made by a separate company, to some degree on the terms promulgated by the Government resolution of September 15th last. The traffic on this line has not yet had time ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Agricultural Marketing: Marketing institutions (1999)

by Jagdish Prasad

likely to be started at each district headquarters in the State in near future, for the present study we have taken a case of "functioning and performance oiApni Mandi" , Punchkula under Kalka Market Committee of Ambala district with the ...

Google previewThe Mongol Empire: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2016)

A Historical Encyclopedia by Timothy May

The Russo-Kipchak force pursued the Mongols for eight days before they reached the Kalka River. Jebe was killed by Kipchak arrows during the retreat. Exhausted by the chase, Prince Mstislav Mstislavich established camp along the Kalka ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biometrics (2009)

I - Z. by Stan Z. Li

NATHAN KALKA West Virginia University Morgantown WV 26506 USA nathan.kalka ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

calcaneodynia /kalka'né-odin'é-e/ [L, calcaneum + Gk, odyné, pain] , a painful condition of the heel. calcaneovalgus, calcaneovarus.

Google previewKoasati Dictionary (1994)

by Geoffrey D. Kimball

pi kalka. kalafisti N Galveston, Texas. [var. of kalflsti.] kalaksixin V3B vn kalaksicilka an kalaksixi to reduce ...

Google previewThe Ayurveda Encyclopedia (2007)

Natural Secrets to Healing, Prevention, and Longevity by Swami Sadashiva Tirtha

(Kalka). Fresh or dried herbs are rubbed on a stone and mixed with a small quantity of water until they become a soft paste. This preparation is applied externally as a paste to heal wounds, sores, etc. It can also be taken internally.

Google previewA dictionary, Hindustani and English, a English and Hindustani ... 4. ed. enlarged (1849)

by John Shakespear

Asu>- kalka, s. m. 1. A ring, circle, hoop, link ; an assembly, a fraternity ; a village circuit, a boundary line, which comprises the lands and dwellings of a mauza" ( Elliot). 2. A kind of firework. 3. A knocker (of a door). c** 4su>- Aalka ba-gosh, ...

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Small photo of DHARAMPUR HIMACHAL, INDIA - MARCH 18, 2014: Station on the Kalka to Shimla railway in the Himalayan foothills. The line climbs 5000 feet in 60 miles, crosses 800 bridges and passes through 100 tunnelsSmall photo of Barog tunnel on the shiwalix express railway from Kalka to Shimla, IndiaSmall photo of BAROG, INDIA - MARCH 18, 2014: Signs in Hindi and English at a stop on the railway linking Kalka to Shimla in the Himalayan foothills. Both languages are widely used for signage throughout the regionSmall photo of Kanoh station building on the scenic railway from Kalka to Shimla, IndiaSmall photo of Train moving on track on mountain slopes, beautiful view, one side mountain, one side valley. Toy train from Shimla to Kalka in IndiaSmall photo of Moscow, Russia - June, 2017: History reenactment in Kolomenskoe in Moscow, Russia. Mongol rule invasion, Battle of the Kalka River reconstruction.Small photo of KALKA JI, NEW DELHI - APRIL 17, 2017: THIS FLOWER IS TAKEN IN AFTERNOON IN KALKA JI, NEW DELHI ON APRIL 17, 2017 More...

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