[bang-guh-lawr, -lohr, bang-guh-lawr, -lohr]
a city in and the capital of Karnataka, in SW India. Unabridged


a state in S India. 74,326 sq. mi. (192,504 sq. km). Capital: Bangalore.
Formerly Mysore. Unabridged
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Bangalore (ˌbæŋɡəˈlɔː)
Alternative official name: Bengaluru a city in S India, capital of Karnataka state: printing, textiles, pharmaceuticals. Pop: 4 292 223 (2001)

Karnataka (kəˈnɑːtəkə)
Former name (1956--73): Mysore 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)

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