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ˈlʌk naʊLuc·know

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lucknownoun

    a city in northern India in Uttar Pradesh; during the Indian Mutiny its British residents were besieged by Indian insurgents

  2. Lucknownoun

    the British residents of Lucknow were besieged by Indian insurgents during the Indian Mutiny (1857)

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  1. Lucknownoun

    State capital of Uttar Pradesh (India).

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  1. Lucknow

    Lucknow is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. This metro city is the administrative headquarters of Lucknow District and Lucknow Division. Lucknow has always been known as a multicultural city and flourished as a cultural and artistic capital of North India in the 18th and 19th centuries. Today it continues as an important centre of commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, culture, tourism, music and poetry. Lucknow ranked 6th among all the cities in India for fastest job-creation. It is the largest city of Uttar Pradesh,second largest metro of North and Central India after Delhi and 11th largest city of India. Lucknow elevation is 123.45 metres above sea level. Lucknow covers an area of 310.1 km². It is surrounded on the eastern side by District Barabanki, on the western side by district Unnao, on the southern side by Raebareli and on the northern side by Sitapur and Hardoi districts. The city is on the northwestern shore of Gomti river, which flows through it. Lucknow is accessible from every part of India through air, rail and road. It is directly connected with New Delhi, Patna, Calcutta, Mumbai, Varanasi, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram and other major cities by Amausi airport. The Union Cabinet approved granting of international airport status to Lucknow. The Lucknow airport is suitable for all-weather operations and can provide parking facility up to 14 aircraft. At present, Air India, Jet, GoAir, IndiGo and SpiceJet are operating domestic flights from and to Lucknow.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Lucknow

    fourth city in India, cap. of the prov. of Oudh, on the Gumti, a tributary of the Ganges, 200 m. NW. of Benares; is a centre of Indian culture and Mohammedan theology, an industrial and commercial city. It has many magnificent buildings, Canning and Martinière Colleges, various schools and Government offices. It manufactures brocades, shawls, muslins, and embroideries, and trades in country products, European cloth, salt, and leather. Its siege from July 1857 to March 1858, its relief by Havelock and Outram, and final deliverance by Sir Colin Campbell, form the most stirring incidents of the Indian Mutiny.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. lucknow

    (Hind. Laksmanavate). A city of British India, capital of Oude, situated on the right bank of the Goomty, 610 miles from Calcutta. In 1857, during the Indian mutiny, this place was besieged by the rebels, but was bravely defended by the troops under Sir Henry Lawrence, and afterwards by Gens. Outram and Havelock. The long-suffering troops and English residents were finally relieved by Sir Colin Campbell, who then effected one of the most masterly retreats on record in the annals of Indian warfare. The British regained possession of it in 1858.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lucknow in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lucknow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Akhilesh Yadav:

    The drones have been tested in controlled conditions, they have been very successful and will be used by the Lucknow police whenever there are violent protests or mob attacks.

  2. Amit Gupta:

    City-planning projects are crucial to India, aside from a few exceptions -- such as Lucknow and Chandigarh -- a lot of cities in India were not planned, and today we can see the repercussions of it.

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