Bangalore

geographical name
Ban·​ga·​lore | \ˈbaŋ-gə-ˌlȯr \
variants: or Bengalooru \ ˈbeŋ-​gə-​ˌlü-​rü \ or Bengaluru \ ˈbeŋ-​gə-​ˌlü-​rü \

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

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