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