What is Lucknow?

  • (noun): A city in northern India in Uttar Pradesh; during the Indian Mutiny its British residents were beseiged by Indian insurgents.
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Lucknow /ˈlʌknaʊ/ is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh. 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 and second largest metro of North and Central India after Delhi.

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Loreto Convent Lucknow - History
... In 1872, a group of seven Sisters led by Mother Joseph Hogan, arrived in Lucknow ... Paul Tosy, the Catholic Bishop of Lucknow ... It was in this House that the first Loreto School started in Lucknow on the 4th November 1872 ...
Lucknow Swarna Shatabdi Express
... Lucknow Shatabdi Express (Hindi लखनऊ शताब्दी एक्सप्रेस, Urdu لکھنؤ شتابدی ایکسپریس) is a Shatabdi class Indian Railways train that ... are two shatabdis each from Delhi and Lucknow daily ... operating two Shatabdi Express trains operating between New Delhi and Lucknow ...
Lucknow Metro
... The Lucknow Metro is a proposed rapid transit system in the city of Lucknow, India ... Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation Limited or LMRC is responsible to build and operate this network ...
Lucknow Mail
... The Lucknow Mail is an Indian Railways train running between Lucknow and New Delhi on a daily basis ... Its numbered 12229 when starting from Lucknow and terminating at New Delhi, 12230 between New Delhi and Lucknow ...
Lucknow, Pennsylvania
... Lucknow is a small unincorporated community in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle area ... Hillside Village Hockersville Hoernerstown Inglenook Jednota Killinger Loyalton Lucknow Manada Gap Manada Hill Matamoras Montrose Park Oakleigh Oakmont Oberlin ...

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  • (noun): The British residents of Lucknow were besieged by Indian insurgents during the Indian Mutiny (1857).