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Koh-i-noor

Koh-i-noor a famous Indian diamond, one of the treasures belonging to Aurangzeb, which 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). The name comes from Persian, meaning ‘mountain of light’.

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Koh-i-noor

Koh-i-noor: see diamond.

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