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Definition of godown noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

godown

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊdaʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊdaʊn//
 
(Indian English)
 
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a warehouse (= building where goods are stored) Word Origin late 16th cent.: from Portuguese gudão, from Tamil kiṭaṅku, Malayalam kiṭaṅṅu, or Kannada gadaṅgu ‘store, warehouse’.