Calicut

Calicut, chief town on the Malabar coast, in the Madras Presidency of India, the first port at which Vasco da Gama landed in 1498, whence the cotton cloth first imported from the place got the name “calico.”

Population (circa 1900) given as 66,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Caliban * California
Caldecott, Randolph
Calder, Sir Robert
Calderon de la Barca
Calderwood, David
Caledonia
Caledonian Canal
Calends
Cal`gary
Calhoun, John Caldwell
Caliban
Calicut
California
California, Lower
Caligula
Caliph
Calisto
Calixtus
Calixtus, George
Calla`o
Callcott, John Wall
Callernish

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Almeida, Francis
Almeida, Lawrence
Gama, Vasco
Herbert, William [1718–1795]