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

Definition of Maharashtra

  1. 1 region of west central India south of the Narmada Maharashtra was the original home of the Marathas.

  2. 2 state of western India bordering on the Arabian Sea, formed in 1960 from the southeastern part of the former state of Bombay; capital Bombay area 118,637 square miles (307,270 square kilometers), population 112,374,333

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