a city in and capital of Uttar Pradesh state, in N India: the British besieged it (1857) during the Sepoy Rebellion.
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How to use Lucknow in a sentence
Sarwari Jahan is an Accredited Social Health Activist in her early 30s who works with a primary health clinic near Lucknow’s Jama Masjid.By failing to prioritise education, the Modi government is putting India’s future at stake | Deepanshu Mohan | August 7, 2021 | Quartz
Pratap Chandra, a resident of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, got himself tested for antibodies against Covid, 28 days after receiving the Covishield jab.A negative antibody test does not mean the Covid-19 vaccine did not work | Manavi Kapur | June 1, 2021 | Quartz
According to Variety, Netflix’s local productions are not only shut down in Mumbai, but also in Delhi and Lucknow.Covid and censorship are getting in the way of Netflix’s bold plans in India | Adam Epstein | April 29, 2021 | Quartz
On April 15, a traders’ association in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow announced a voluntarily shut down in some of the city’s main markets to break the Covid-19 chain.India’s Covid-19 crisis is so dire that small businesses are self-imposing lockdowns | Niharika Sharma | April 19, 2021 | Quartz
Vinay Srivastava’s oxygen saturation level was dangerously low when he tweeted around 8 pm on April 16 to say that no hospital in Lucknow was responding to his phone calls.Indians are paying the price for the Modi government’s inaction over oxygen shortage | Arunabh Saikia | April 19, 2021 | Quartz
Standing on the platform in Lucknow, Babbanji saw two trains waiting, one for Delhi and the other for Mumbai.
The Afghan was true to his salt, and their own retainers, who had come with them from Lucknow, remained steadfast at this crisis.
Keep your spirits up and you may live to tell your grandchildren how you fought the rebels at Lucknow.
The feeble loyalty of the native regiments at Lucknow sufficed to keep all the borderland of Nepaul quiet for nearly two months.
A few minutes later an appalling explosion shook every house in Lucknow.
Since that hour there was no possible means of communicating with Lucknow, even though he had reached Allahabad safely.
British Dictionary definitions for Lucknow
a city in N India, capital of Uttar Pradesh: capital of Oudh (1775–1856); the British residency was besieged (1857) during the Indian Mutiny. Pop: 2 207 340 (2001)
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