Bombay

geographical name
Bom·bay | \bäm-ˈbā \

Definition of Bombay 

1 former state of western India; capital Bombay

Note: The state of Bombay was a province of British India 1937–47 and was divided in 1960 into the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra.

2 or now officially Mumbai \ˈməm-ˌbī, mu̇m-ˈbī \ city and port in western India; capital of Maharashtra and of the former Bombay state metropolitan area population 11,914,398

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