geographical name

Mum·​bai ˈməm-ˌbī How to pronounce Mumbai (audio)
city and port in western India; capital of Maharashtra and of the former Bombay state metropolitan area population 11,914,398

Note: The city of Mumbai is on Mumbai Island which is in the Arabian Sea and has an area of 24 square miles (62 square kilometers).

formerly known as Bombay

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“Mumbai.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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