Mumbai

[ muhm-bahy ]
/ ˈmʌm baɪ /

noun

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

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Mumbai
/ (mʊmˈbaɪ) /

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
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