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Mysore.

1 State, India: see KarnatakaKarnataka
, formerly Mysore
, state (2001 provisional pop. 52,733,958), 74,122 sq mi (191,976 sq km), SW India, bordering on the Arabian Sea. It is bordered on the north by the states of Goa and Maharashtra, on the east by Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, on the south by
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. 2 City, India: see MysuruMysuru,
formerly Mysore
, city (2011 provisional pop. 887,446), Karnataka state, S India. Mysore is an industrial, commercial, and educational center whose products include silk saris, textiles, leather, chemical goods, and cigarettes.
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Mysore

 

a city in southern India, in an intermontane basin at the foot of Chamundi Hill. Located in the state of Karnataka (formerly Mysore). Population, 355,600 (1971). It is a railroad junction. The main industries are textiles (basically cotton), food (rice milling, vegetable-oil production), and chemicals (fertilizers and plastics). Cottage industries produce fabrics and wood, metal, and ivory handicrafts. Mysore has a university (founded in 1916) and an agricultural college.

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Mysore

1. 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. the former name (until 1973) of Karnataka
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