geographical name Ma·ha·rash·tra \ˌmä-hə-ˈräsh-trə\

Definition of MAHARASHTRA

region W cen India S of the Narmada; the original home of the Marathas
state W India bordering on Arabian Sea, formed 1960 from SE part of former Bombay state Bombay area 118,637 square miles (307,270 square kilometers), pop 96,752,247


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