Mumbai

[muhm-bahy]
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noun

a seaport in and the capital of Maharashtra, in W India, on the Arabian Sea.

Formerly Bombay.

Maharashtra

[mah-huh-rahsh-truh]

noun

a state in W central India. 118,800 sq. mi. (307,690 sq. km). Capital: Mumbai.
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Mumbai

noun

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

Maharashtra

noun

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)
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