Definition of Lucknow

1. Noun. A city in northern India in Uttar Pradesh; during the Indian Mutiny its British residents were besieged by Indian insurgents.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Bharat, India, Republic Of India

2. Noun. The British residents of Lucknow were besieged by Indian insurgents during the Indian Mutiny (1857).
Generic synonyms: Beleaguering, Besieging, Military Blockade, Siege
Geographical relationships: Bharat, India, Republic Of India

Definition of Lucknow

1. Proper noun. State capital of Uttar Pradesh (India). ¹

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Literary usage of Lucknow

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"As the tide of mutiny rose, the human driftwood of refugees from various quarters floated down to lucknow, and Lawrence prepared the residency for the ..."

2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"It was merely the first murmur of the storm that was to gather round lucknow; and, aware of this, Sir Henry Lawrence redoubled his preparations for the ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1861)
"INDIAN CITIES—lucknow. OUDH is one of the gardens of India. Generally the north-west is sandy, arid, parched, desolate. Oudh smiles with refreshing verdure: ..."

4. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"In lucknow city in 1883, the deaths from fever numbered 5127, and from smallpox 2114, the total mortality being at the rate of 34^66 per thousand. ..."

5. Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper Provinces of India: (with Notes by Reginald Heber (1828)
"A very direct road, which is marked on Arrowsmith's map, and which runs north-west from lucknow to Shahabad, was said by the ..."

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