Bangalore

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Etymology[edit]

From Kannada ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು (bemgaḷūru). The source of the name Bengaluru is usually attributed to Benga-val-ooru (City of Guards) in Old Kannada or Benda-kaal-ooru (Town of Boiled Beans) from Kannada folklore.

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Bangalore

  1. The state capital of Karnataka (India).

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Bangalore (third-person singular simple present Bangalores, present participle Bangaloring, simple past and past participle Bangalored)

  1. (business) To outsource (an employee, position, or function) to India, especially to Bangalore.
    • 2003, John Wallace, in comp.os.vms [1]
      CPQ UK's order management stuff (which I *think* covers Europe) *was* in the process of being Bangalored.
    • 2004, Christopher Browne, in tor.jobs [2]
      They have gotten gored more heavily by being "Bangalored" than they perhaps deserved, but a "great fall" was certainly in the cards.
    • 2005, Dr.Sahib.Pandit.Shri.Shri.Rainam Ji Maharaj Ji Ustad, in soc.culture.indian [3]
      Even though your anger against Indians is justified given that you have been Bangalored by our sambhar-guzzling desi geeks Swami and Murty - who earn 1/5th your salary and ride to work on their pet elephant *Appu* , it is not fair of you to berate any and every Indian you come across.

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Proper noun[edit]

Bangalore f

  1. Bangalore (state capital of Karnataka, India)