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Mysuru

[mahy-soo-roo]
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noun
  1. a city in S central Karnataka state, in S India.
  2. former name of Karnataka.
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Also My·sore [mahy-sawr, -sohr] /maɪˈsɔr, -ˈsoʊr/.
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Historical Examples

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

    At the Point of the Bayonet

    G. A. Henty

  • 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

Mysore

noun
  1. 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)
  2. the former name (until 1973) of Karnataka
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