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A city of southern India southwest of Bengaluru. Inhabited before the 3rd century bc, it was the center of a regionally powerful kingdom after the late 16th century and was occupied by the British in 1831. Today it is an important industrial city.
1. (Placename) 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)
2. (Placename) the former name (until 1973) of Karnataka
1. a city in S Karnataka, in S India. 606,755.
2. former name of Karnataka.
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|Noun||1.||Mysore - a city in southern India to the southwest of Bangalore|
|2.||Mysore - state in southern India; formerly Mysore|