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Lashkar

(ləsh`kər), city, Madhya Pradesh state, central India. Formerly the capital of Madhya Bharat state, it adjoins Gwalior town and is a modern commercial center and transportation hub. Victoria College, the palace of the maharaja of Gwalior, and a state museum are of interest.
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Lashkar

a former city in N India, in Madhya Pradesh: capital of the former states of Gwalior and Madhya Bharat; now part of the city of Gwalior
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Instead of meeting soldiers from the 1st Battalion Duke of Lancaster's Regiment at Shahzad, in Helmand province, Mr Cameron was diverted to the main operating base in Lashkar Gah.