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GEOGRAPHICAL EPITHETS

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 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 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 (MidAtlantic) 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