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Noun: Lucknow  'lúk,naw
  1. The British residents of Lucknow were besieged by Indian insurgents during the Indian Mutiny (1857)
     
  2. A city in northern India in Uttar Pradesh; during the Indian Mutiny its British residents were besieged by Indian insurgents

Type of: beleaguering, besieging, city, metropolis, military blockade, siege, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Bharat, Hindustan, India, Republic of India

Encyclopedia: Lucknow, Ontario