Lucknow

[ luhk-nou ]
/ ˈlʌk naʊ /

noun

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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Lucknow
/ (ˈlʌknaʊ) /

noun

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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