Sentence Examples


  • When Hastings landed at Calcutta in October 1750 the affairs of the East India Company were at a low ebb.
  • Gait, A History of Assam (Calcutta, 1906).
  • Of Calcutta, on an old channel of the Ganges.
  • That province was under the able government of Ali Vardi Khan, who peremptorily forbade the foreign settlers at Calcutta and Chandernagore to introduce feuds from Europe.
  • All the officers of administration were transferred from Murshidabad to Calcutta, which Hastings boasted at this early date that he would make the first city in Asia.