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Indore

(ĭndôr`), city and former native state, W central India. The state is now part of Madhya Pradesh state. The region contains extensive forests and much building stone. Indore was established c.1728 by Malhar Rao Holkar, a soldier in the service of the MarathasMarathas
or Mahrattas
, Marathi-speaking people of W central India, known for their ability as warriors and their devotion to Hinduism. From their homeland in Maharashtra their chieftains rose to power in the 17th cent.
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 and the founder of the ruling dynasty. In 1818, Indore became tributary to the British. Indore, city (1991 pop. 1,109,065), on the Malwa plateau near the Vindhya escarpment, became important in the late 18th cent. It was the capital of the maharajas of Indore and is the site of their imposing palace. Indore is a commercial and industrial center. Manufactures include chemicals, tiles, cement, iron and steel, furniture, hosiery, sporting goods, and automobiles. Indore has several colleges and a medical school.

Indore

 

a city in central India, in Madhya Pradesh state on the Malwa Plateau. Population, 573,000 (1971). It is an important center for transportation, trade, and industry. An airport is located in Indore. The cotton-ginning industry is particularly important, but food-processing (flour and oil), metalworking, machine-building, and chemical industries are also well developed. There is an institute for the study of the industrial uses of plants.

Indore

1. a city in central India, in W Madhya Pradesh. Pop.: 1 597 441 (2001)
2. a former state of central India: became part of Madhya Bharat in 1948, which in turn became part of Madhya Pradesh in 1956
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