Monday, 30 January 2017

Geographical Epithets

Geographical Epithets

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Bengal’s Sorrow: Damodar River

Blue Mountains: Nilgiri Hills

China’s Sorrow: Hawang-Ho

City Beautiful: Chandigarh

City of Dreaming Spires: Oxford

City of Golden Gate: San Francisco

City of Magnificent Buildings: Washington

City of Palaces: Calcutta/Kolkata

City of Seven Hills: Rome



City of Sky-scrapers: New York

Cockpit of Europe: Belgium

Dark Continent: Africa

Emerald Isle: Ireland

Eternal City: Rome

Forbidden City: Lhasa (Tibet)

Garden City: Chicago

Gate of Tears: Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb

Gateway of India: Bombay/Mumbai

Gift of the Nile: Egypt

Granite City: Aberdeen

Hermit Kingdom: Korea

Herring Pond: Atlantic Ocean

Holy Land: Palestine

Island Continent: Australia

Island of Cloves: Zanzibar

Isle of Pearls: Bahrain (Persian Gulf)

Key to the Mediterranean: Gibraltar

Land of Cakes: Scotland

Land of Golden Fleece: Australia

Land of Maple: Canada

Land of Morning Calm: Korea

Land of Thousand Lakes: Finland

Land of the Midnight Sun: Norway

Land of the Rising Sun: Japan

Land of the Thunderbolt: Bhutan

Land of White Elephant: Thailand

Loneliest Island: Tristan De Gunha (Mid-Atlantic)

Never Never land: Vast Prairies of N. Australia

Pearl of the Antilles: Cuba

Pearl of the Pacific: Guayaquil port of Ecuador

Pillars of Hercules: Straits of Gibraltar

Playground of Europe: Switzerland

Quaker City: Philadelphia

Queen of the Adriatic: Venice

Roof of the World: The Pamirs, Central Asia

Rose-pink City: Jaipur

Sorrow of China: Yellow River

Spice Garden of India: Kerala

Sugar bowl of the World: Cuba

Venice of the East: Alappuzha

Venice of the North: Stockholm

White man’s grave: Guinea Coast of Africa

Windy City: Chicago

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