Simple Definition of Bombay
: city in India
Full Definition of Bombay
1 former state W India ∗ Bombay; divided 1960 into Gujarat & Maharashtra states; a province of British India 1937–47
2 or Mumbai play \ˈməm-ˌbī\ city & port W India on Bombay Island (in Arabian Sea area 24 sq miles or 62 square kilometers) ∗ of Maharashtra & of former Bombay state metropolitan area pop 11,914,398
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