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Mysore

noun
1.
A city in southern India to the southwest of Bangalore.
2.
State in southern India; formerly Mysore.  Synonym: Karnataka.



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"Mysore" Quotes from Famous Books



... intriguing to enlist the native princes in a general attack on the British power; a large French force was already organized in the territories of the Nizam, and Tippoo Saib had drawn together an army with seventy guns in the Mysore. The Indian princes, always jealous of the British authority, which had checked their old savage depredations on each other, and had presented in its own dominions a noble contrast to the ravaged and wretched condition of their kingdoms were all preparing to join the ...
— Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 366, April, 1846 • Various

... 36: The Kashmeer Civaites claim Cankara as their teacher. The sect of Basava started in the south, Mysore. They have some trashy literature (legends, etc.) which they dignify by the name of Pur[a]nas. Buehler has given an account of the Kashmeer school. For further details see Barth, ...
— The Religions of India - Handbooks On The History Of Religions, Volume 1, Edited By Morris Jastrow • Edward Washburn Hopkins

... who will not behave himself in the herd, and will not live up to the herd law, is expelled; and after that takes place his wicked race is very soon ended by a high- power bullet, about calibre .26. The last one brought to my notice was overtaken by Charles Theobald, State Shikaree of Mysore, in a Ford automobile; and ...
— The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals • William T. Hornaday

... defended and consolidated the empire he had founded against that foreign dominion which threatened the independence of his country. He had just suffered a series of reverses, and he was on the point of being forced to evacuate the Carnatic and take refuge in his kingdom of Mysore, when he heard, in the month of July, 1782, of the arrival of a French fleet commanded by M. de Suffren. Hyder Ali had already been many times disappointed. The preceding year Admiral d'Orves had appeared on the ...
— A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times - Volume VI. of VI. • Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot



Words linked to "Mysore" :   metropolis, India, city, urban center, state, Republic of India, Karnataka, Bharat, province



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