Mysore

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My·sore

 (mī-sôr′)
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.
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Mysore

(maɪˈsɔː)
n
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
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My•sore

(maɪˈsɔr, -ˈsoʊr)

n.
1. a city in S Karnataka, in S India. 606,755.
2. former name of Karnataka.
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Noun1.Mysore - a city in southern India to the southwest of BangaloreMysore - a city in southern India to the southwest of Bangalore
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.Mysore - state in southern India; formerly Mysore
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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On July 28, 1945, "Hammy" Gray led a low-level strike against a Japanese naval base at Maisuru and sank a destroyer, for which he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross.