Mysuru

[ mahy-soo-roo ]
/ maɪˈsu ru /

noun

a city in S central Karnataka state, in S India.
former name of Karnataka.
Also My·sore [mahy-sawr, -sohr] /maɪˈsɔr, -ˈsoʊr/.
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Mysore
/ (maɪˈsɔː) /

noun

a city in S India, in S Karnataka state: former capital of the state of Mysore; manufacturing and trading centre; university (1916). Pop: 742 261 (2001)
the former name (until 1973) of Karnataka
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