Definition of Maharashtra
1 region W cen India S of the Narmada; the original home of the Marathas
2 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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