mutiny

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English company formed in 1600 to develop trade with the new British colonies in India and southeastern Asia; in the 18th century it assumed administrative control of Bengal and held it until the British army took over in 1858 after the Indian Mutiny East India Company
British residents of Lucknow were besieged by Indian insurgents during the Indian Mutiny (1857) Lucknow
city in northern India in Uttar Pradesh; during the Indian Mutiny its British residents were besieged by Indian insurgents Lucknow
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