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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.

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

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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Summary: Mysuru (Karnataka) [India], Sept 4 (ANI): In what appeared to be a sudden fit of rage, senior Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday slapped one of his close aides outside Mysuru Airport.
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Hospital in Mysuru, where they were shifted to after falling ill due to consumption of 'prasad' from the same temple," state's Minor Irrigation Minister C.S.
Siddaramaiah filed his nomination from Chamundeshwari in Mysuru district.
Now another Dalit group from Mysuru has decided to organise a beef festival in Karnataka.
Summary: Mysuru (Karnataka) [India], Aug 26 (ANI): Elephants which will take part in the religious procession during 'Mysuru Dasara festivities' were brought to Mysore palace on Monday under high security.
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The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleged that Siddaramaiah gave Rs2,000 to a priest for performing rituals during a visit to a temple in Mysuru on Friday.
Mysuru: BJP president Amit Shah on Friday said he expected Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and the JD(S) to get the "biggest shock of their lives" from the old Mysuru region in the May 12 Assembly polls, though his party was "a bit weak" there.
KARNATAKA'S Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who is known for withholding his emotions, on Monday couldn't control his tears, as his son Rakesh was cremated in the presence of his family members, relatives, politicians and thousands of followers in his farmhouse near Mysuru.
Summary: Mysuru (Karnataka) [India], Aug 22 (ANI): With great religious enthusiasm, the city residents have started the preparation for the famous Dasara festival with an elephant-march here on Thursday.
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