Around the World in 80 Days
Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of Lo...
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Suez Canal
The Suez Canal (Arabic: قناة السويس‎ Qanāt al-Suwais) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. Opened in November 1869 after 10 years ...
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Victoria, Hong Kong
Victoria (sometimes Victoria City; statutorily, City of Victoria) is one of the first urban settlements in Hong Kong after it became a British colony in 1842. It was initially named Queenstown but was...
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Yokohama
Yokohama (横浜市, Yokohama-shi) ( listen ), officially the City of Yokohama, is the second largest city in Japan by population after Tokyo, and most populous municipality of Japan. It i...
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London
London (/ˈlʌndən/) is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom. Standing on the River Thames, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back t...
Mumbai
Mumbai (/mʊmˈbaɪ/; also known as Bombay) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India, most populous metropolitan area in India, and the eighth most po...
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Kolkata
Kolkata /koʊlˈkɑːtɑː/, formerly Calcutta /kælˈkʌtə/, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly river, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and edu...
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Aouda
Aouda, a fictional character in Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, is an Indian princess rescued by Phileas Fogg and Passepartout. The daughter of a Bombay Parsi merchant, she was married...
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History of rail transport in India
The history of rail transport in India began in the mid-nineteenth century. In 1853, there was not a single kilometer of railway line in India. By 1929, there were 66,000 km (41,000 mi) of r...
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Jean Passepartout
Jean Passepartout is a character in Jules Verne's novel, Around the World in Eighty Days. He is the French valet to the novel's English main character, Phileas Fogg. His surname translates literally ...
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Cobh
Cobh (/ˈkoʊv/ KOHV,  Irish: an Cóbh), known from 1850 until the late 1920s as Queenstown, is a tourist seaport town on the south coast of County Cork, Ireland. Cobh is on the south side of Gr...
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New York City
New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the...
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Suez
Suez (Arabic: السويس‎ as-Suways ; Egyptian Arabic: es-Sewēs, el-Sewēs [esseˈweːs]) is a seaport city (population ca. 497,000) in north-eastern Egypt, located on the north coast...
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San Francisco
San Francisco (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial and financial center of Northern California.The only consolidated city-county in Califor...
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First Transcontinental Railroad
The First Transcontinental Railroad (known originally as the "Pacific Railroad" and later as the "Overland Route") was a 1,907-mile (3,069 km) contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 an...
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Shanghai
Shanghai is the largest Chinese city by population and the largest city proper by population in the world. It is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of the People's Republic of China, wit...
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Reform Club
The Reform Club is a private members club on the south side of Pall Mall in central London. As with all Gentlemen's clubs, it originally comprised an all-male membership, but was among the first to ch...
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Phileas Fogg
Phileas Fogg is the main protagonist in the 1873 Jules Verne novel Around the World in Eighty Days.Fogg attempts to circumnavigate the late Victorian world in 80 days or fewer, for a wager of £20,000 ...
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Sati (practice)
Sati (Devanagari: सती, the feminine of sat "true"; also spelled suttee) refers to a funeral ritual within some Asian communities in which a recently widowed woman commits suicide by fire, typically on...
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