traveling by elephant
everywhere he went
Closer to [my] home: "San Francisco's historically posh neighborhood, Nob Hill, was named as a result of shortening the term nabob. Nob Hill came to prominence in the 1860s and 1870s when tycoons (including Leland Stanford, Collis Huntington, Charles Crocker, and Mark Hopkins; California's "Big 4" who helped create the Central and Southern Pacific Railways) built their lavish mansions there."
- any very wealthy, influential, or powerful person.
- Also, nawab. a person, especially a European, who has made a large
fortune in India or another country of the East.
- a viceroy or deputy governor under the former Mogul empire in India.