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Lashkar (ləshˈkər) [key], city, Madhya Pradesh state, central India. Formerly the capital of Madhya Bharat state, it adjoins Gwalior town and is a modern commercial center and transportation hub. Victoria College, the palace of the maharaja of Gwalior, and a state museum are of interest.

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