Origin of Darjeelingafter Darjeeling, district in north eastern India
A town of northeast India in the lower Himalaya Mountains on the Sikkim border. At an altitude of 2,200 m (7,220 ft), it is a popular tourist center with commanding views of Mount Kanchenjunga and Mount Everest.x
A fine variety of black tea grown especially in the northern part of India.
- The great attraction of Darjeeling is its scenery, which is unspeakably grand.
- Although Mount Everest appears fairly bright at 100 miles' distance, as seen from the neighbourhood of Darjeeling, we cannot suppose that the atmosphere is as transparent as is implied in the above numbers; and, of course, this is not to be expected, since there is certainly suspended matter to be reckoned with.
- DARJEELING, a hill station and district of British India, in the Bhagalpur division of Bengal.
- The Darjeeling Himalayan railway of 2 ft.
- The British connexion with Darjeeling dates from 1816, when, at the close of the war with Nepali, the British made over to the Sikkim raja the tarai tract, which had been wrested from him and annexed by Nepal.