- 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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Examples from the Web for 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.Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay
George Otto Trevelyan
The shepherds in the Mysore country are very ignorant and very superstitious.Old Daniel
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
- 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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