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HOSUR, a town of India, in the Salem district of Madras, 24 m. E. of Bangalore. Pop. (1901) 6695. It contains an old fort, frequently mentioned in the history of the Mysore wars, and a fine castellated mansion built by a former collector.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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