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  1. a former state in central India: now part of Madhya Pradesh.
  2. a city in W Madhya Pradesh, in central India.
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Examples from the Web for indore

Historical Examples

  • In Holkar's State of Indore affairs ran in a similar groove.

    A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year

    Edwin Emerson

  • At Indore we found his son, also drawn up, and more pow-wow.

    Lord Randolph Churchill

    Winston Spencer Churchill

  • You will obtain a despatch from this office, and will ride to Indore.

    Jones of the 64th

    F. S. (Frederick Sadleir) Brereton

  • Heard him ask for a ticket to Indore, and I scented trouble in the wind.

    Caravans By Night

    Harry Hervey

  • Chavigny, whom some silly Secret Service man tracked to Indore—and lost!

    Caravans By Night

    Harry Hervey

British Dictionary definitions for indore


  1. a city in central India, in W Madhya Pradesh. Pop: 1 597 441 (2001)
  2. a former state of central India: became part of Madhya Bharat in 1948, which in turn became part of Madhya Pradesh in 1956
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