Bangalore

geographical name
Ban·​ga·​lore | \ ˈbaŋ-gə-ˌlȯr How to pronounce Bangalore (audio) \
variants: or Bengalooru \ ˈbeŋ-​gə-​ˌlü-​rü How to pronounce Bengalooru (audio) \ or Bengaluru \ ˈbeŋ-​gə-​ˌlü-​rü How to pronounce Bengaluru (audio) \

Definition of Bangalore

city in southern India west of Chennai; capital of the state of Karnataka population 4,292,223

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