- a seaport in and the capital of Maharashtra, in W India, on the Arabian Sea.
- a state in W central India. 118,800 sq. mi. (307,690 sq. km). Capital: Mumbai.
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He went on to lead Mumbai in scoring in a season that he began at age 15, making the international team at 16.The Story of the World’s Greatest Cricket Player
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Then in 2008 along came the Indian group Tata, based in Mumbai, which bought them from Ford for $2.3bn.Nationalism on Four Wheels
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MUMBAI, India—More than a decade ago, I accompanied Kailash Satyarthi on one of his rescues.Stopping the Small Hands of Slavery
October 13, 2014
She said “yes,” although a series of quarrels almost led to the $320,000 wedding in Mumbai being called off.The Honeymoon Murder Trial of British Millionaire Shrien Dewani Begins
October 7, 2014
Headlines were made in India when four—repeat four—young men made their way to Iraq from Mumbai to fight with ISIS.Al Qaeda’s Desperation Could Be India’s Nightmare
September 6, 2014
- a port in W India, capital of Mahrashtra state, on the Arabian Sea: ceded by Portugal to England in 1661 and of major importance in British India; commercial and industrial centre, esp for cotton. Pop:11 914 398 (2001)Former English name: Bombay
- a state of W central India, formed in 1960 from the Marathi-speaking S and E parts of former Bombay state: lies mainly on the Deccan plateau; mainly agricultural. Capital: Mumbai (Bombay). Pop: 96 752 247 (2001). Area: 307 690 sq km (118 800 sq miles)