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NANDIDRUG

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 161 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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NANDIDRUG, a hill fortress of southern India, in the Kolar district of Mysore, 4851 ft. above the sea. It was traditionally held impregnable, and its storming by Lord Cornwallis in 1791 was one of the most notable incidents of the first war against Tippoo Sultan. It was formerly a favourite resort for British officials during the hot season.
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