- a town in S Karnataka, in S India, former capital of Mysore state: taken by the British 1799.
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However, the Seringapatam only answered by showing her colours, and held on.The Green Hand
Seringapatam was besieged, and on the 4th of May was stormed and captured.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.
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None of us have ever been to Seringapatam, and should not know what to do when we got there.
He then set out with his army to bar the passage of the British to Seringapatam.
The island of Seringapatam was permanently occupied as a British possession.
- a small town in S India, in Karnataka on Seringapatam Island in the Cauvery River: capital of Mysore from 1610 to 1799, when it was besieged and captured by the British. Pop: 23 448 (2001)
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