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Bombay

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geographical name Bom·bay \bäm-ˈbā\

Simple Definition of Bombay

  • : city in India

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Bombay

  1. 1 former state W India ∗ Bombay; divided 1960 into Gujarat & Maharashtra states; a province of British India 1937–47

  2. 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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