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Kan·pur(kän′po͝or) also Cawn·pore (kôn′pôr′)
A city of northern India on the Ganges River southeast of Delhi. The entire British garrison, including civilians, were massacred during the Indian Mutiny of 1857.
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(Placename) an industrial city in NE India, in S Uttar Pradesh on the River Ganges: scene of the massacre by Nana Sahib of British soldiers and European families and his later defeat by British forces in 1857. Pop: 2 532 138 (2001). Former name: Cawnpore
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a city in S Uttar Pradesh, in N India, on the Ganges River. 1,879,470.
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