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Luck·now

 (lŭk′nou)
A city of north-central India east-southeast of Delhi. Once the capital of the kingdom of Oudh (1775-1856), the British garrison there was besieged for five months during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. It is now the capital of Uttar Pradesh.
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Lucknow

(ˈlʌknaʊ)
n
(Placename) a city in N India, capital of Uttar Pradesh: capital of Oudh (1775–1856); the British residency was besieged (1857) during the Indian Mutiny. Pop: 2 207 340 (2001)
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Luck•now

(ˈlʌk naʊ)

n.
the capital of Uttar Pradesh state, in N India. 1,619,115.
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Noun1.Lucknow - a city in northern India in Uttar PradeshLucknow - a city in northern India in Uttar Pradesh; during the Indian Mutiny its British residents were besieged by Indian insurgents
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
2.Lucknow - the British residents of Lucknow were besieged by Indian insurgents during the Indian Mutiny (1857)
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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All national and international flights have been suspended since 11 am and those were about land at the TIA were diverted to New Delhi, Lakhnau and Kolkatta, according to TIA officials.
Spellings such as Lakhnau (Lucknow) and Haidarabad (Hyderabad) serve no useful purpose.