Bangalore



a city in and the capital of Karnataka, in SW India.
a state in S India. 74,326 sq. mi. (192,504 sq. km).
Capital: Bangalore.
Contemporary Examples

They point out the young leaving the city for other places—Gurgaon, Bangalore, Pune.
Mumbai’s Stoic Courage Salil Tripathi July 13, 2011

In 2005, when Premier Wen Jiabao visited Bangalore, he climbed a 200-foot high tower and waved another “Free Tibet” banner.
Tibet’s Star Activist Warns Obama Tunku Varadarajan February 3, 2010

Both the Bangalore City Crime Branch and Indian national intelligence officials are after him.
The Scared Widdle Kitty of ISIS Jacob Siegel December 11, 2014

About a year ago, I decided to read only in Kannada, the dominant local language, whenever I visited Bangalore.
Why I’ve Learned Many Languages by Aravind Adiga Aravind Adiga February 18, 2012

“We are tracking down the man,” the Bangalore Police Commissioner said.
The Scared Widdle Kitty of ISIS Jacob Siegel December 11, 2014

Historical Examples

Bangalore was next besieged by him, but resisted for nearly nine months, and only surrendered in January, 1784.
The Tiger of Mysore G. A. Henty

You are one of the new hands, shipped from the Bangalore, are you not?
The Pirate Slaver Harry Collingwood

The scene that now presents itself is that of the race stand at Bangalore.
The Humour and Pathos of Anglo-Indian Life Dr. Ticklemore

We left him at Bangalore, from whence he marched with his regiment to Secunderabad.
The Humour and Pathos of Anglo-Indian Life Dr. Ticklemore

It is fifty-five miles north-west of Bangalore, and about seventy north-east of Seringapatam.
Old Daniel Thomas Hodson

noun
a city in S India, capital of Karnataka state: printing, textiles, pharmaceuticals. Pop: 4 292 223 (2001) Alternative official name Bengaluru (ˌbeŋɡəlˈuːru)
noun
a state of S India, on the Arabian Sea: consists of a narrow coastal plain rising to the South Deccan plateau; mainly agricultural. Capital: Bangalore. Pop: 52 733 958 (2001). Area: 191 791 sq km (74 051 sq miles) Former name (1956–73) Mysore

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