To fail; flop, go blooey: If they go kerplunk, someone will have to scrape up the pieces (1940s+)
General Operating Language. Subsystem of DOCUS. [Sammet 1969, p.678].
exile, a city of Bashan (Deut. 4:43), one of the three cities of refuge east of Jordan, about 12 miles north-east of the Sea of Galilee (Josh. 20:8). There are no further notices of it in Scripture. It became the head of the province of Gaulanitis, one of the four provinces into which Bashan was […]
- Golan heights
/ˈɡəʊˌlæn/ plural noun 1. a range of hills in the Middle East, possession of which is disputed between Israel and Syria: under Syrian control until 1967 when they were stormed by Israeli forces; Jewish settlements have since been established. Highest peak: 2224 m (7297 ft) Golan Heights [(goh-lahn)] A hilly area on the border between […]
[gol-kon-duh] /gɒlˈkɒn də/ noun 1. a ruined city in S India, near the modern city of Hyderabad: capital of a former Muslim kingdom; famous for its diamond cutting. 2. (often lowercase) a rich mine or other source of great wealth. /ɡɒlˈkɒndə/ noun 1. a ruined town and fortress in S central India, in W Andhra […]