Karnataka

[ kahr-naht-uh-kuh ]
/ kɑrˈnɑt ə kə /

noun

a state in S India. 70,051 sq. mi. (191,791 sq. km). Capital: Bengaluru.
Formerly Mysore.
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British Dictionary definitions for bengaluru (1 of 2)

Bengaluru

/ (ˌbeŋɡəlˈuːru) /

noun

the alternative official name for Bangalore

British Dictionary definitions for bengaluru (2 of 2)

Karnataka

/ (kəˈnɑːtəkə) /

noun

a state of S India, on the Arabian Sea: consists of a narrow coastal plain rising to the South Deccan plateau; mainly agricultural. Capital: Bangalore. Pop: 52 733 958 (2001). Area: 191 791 sq km (74 051 sq miles)Former name (1956–73): Mysore
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