a city in S central Karnataka state, in S India.
former name of Karnataka.

Also My·sore [mahy-sawr, -sohr] /maɪˈsɔr, -ˈsoʊr/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of mysore

  • Already they have taken the Carnatic and Bengal, now they want to take Mysore.

  • I could see that they were absolutely flabbergasted, when you told them about Mysore.

  • Yet, after all, the Rajah was by no means the greatest fool whom I found at Mysore.

  • The shepherds in the Mysore country are very ignorant and very superstitious.

    Old Daniel

    Thomas Hodson

  • That is generally our way--it was so at Mysore, it has been so in a dozen other places.

    On the Irrawaddy

    G. A. Henty

British Dictionary definitions for mysore



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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