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Bangalore

[bang-guh-lawr, -lohr, bang-guh-lawr, -lohr] /ˌbæŋ gəˈlɔr, -ˈloʊr, ˈbæŋ gəˌlɔr, -ˌloʊr/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Karnataka, in SW India.

Karnataka

[kahr-naht-uh-kuh] /kɑrˈnɑt ə kə/
noun
1.
a state in S India. 74,326 sq. mi. (192,504 sq. km).
Capital: Bangalore.
Formerly Mysore.
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Bangalore

/ˌbæŋɡəˈlɔː/
noun
1.
a city in S India, capital of Karnataka state: printing, textiles, pharmaceuticals. Pop: 4 292 223 (2001) Alternative official name Bengaluru (ˌbeŋɡəlˈuːru)

Karnataka

/kəˈnɑːtəkə/
noun
1.
a state of S India, on the Arabian Sea: consists of a narrow coastal plain rising to the South Deccan plateau; mainly agricultural. Capital: Bangalore. Pop: 52 733 958 (2001). Area: 191 791 sq km (74 051 sq miles) Former name (1956–73) Mysore
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