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From Kannada ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು (beṅgaḷūru). The source of the name Bengaluru is usually attributed to [script needed] (beṅga-val-ūru, city of guards) in Old Kannada or [script needed] (benda-kāl-ūru, town of boiled beans) from Kannada folklore.


  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌbæŋ.ɡəˈlɔː/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbæŋ.ɡə.loɹ/, /ˌbæŋ.ɡəˈloɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)

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  1. A megacity, the state capital of Karnataka, India.


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Bangalore (plural Bangalores)

  1. (military, slang) Ellipsis of Bangalore torpedo.


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 [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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Bangalore f

  1. Bangalore (a megacity, the state capital of Karnataka, India)


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Bangalore m

  1. Bangalore (a megacity, the state capital of Karnataka, India)