Lucknow

Definitions of Lucknow
  1. noun
    a city in northern India in Uttar Pradesh; during the Indian Mutiny its British residents were besieged by Indian insurgents
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    example of:
    city, metropolis, urban center
    a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
  2. noun
    the British residents of Lucknow were besieged by Indian insurgents during the Indian Mutiny (1857)
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    example of:
    beleaguering, besieging, military blockade, siege
    the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
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