American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Formerly Bom·bay (bŏm-bāˈ)Mumbai A city of west-central India on coastal Mumbai Island and adjacent Salsette Island. It is India's main port and commercial center. Population: 11,900,000.
- n. a city in western India just off the coast of the Arabian Sea; India's 2nd largest city (after Calcutta); has the only natural deep-water harbor in western India
“MUMBAI — The film "My Name is Khan" premiered in Mumbai Friday amid tight security and on a much-reduced number of screens after right-wing protesters earlier this week damaged cinemas slated to show the new movie by Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan.”
“MUMBAI — The lawyer for one of the suspects in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack was killed Thursday, police and a colleague said.”
“MUMBAI: Close textual analysis of a document issued by an until-now unknown terrorist group just after the recent massacre in Mumbai appears to vindicate claims by Indian intelligence experts that the document was generated by a non-Hindi speaker, using voice-recognition software ....”
“MUMBAI, India — The trial of the man police say is the only surviving gunman in the bloody Mumbai siege began Friday, with the prosecutor ...”
“MUMBAI, India — The accused gunman in last year's bloody siege of Mumbai retracted his detailed confession Friday, saying police tortured him into admitting his ...”
“MUMBAI -- Indian police charged the only surviving gunman from the November attacks in Mumbai with murder and waging war against India, saying he and nine dead accomplices were aided by 37 others.”
“Gautam Singh/Associated Press MUMBAI JAIL: A paramilitary soldier on patrol passed a man brushing his teeth near a Mumbai jail Friday.”
“MUMBAI -- India's Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. Monday invited bids from power producers who can supply electricity to the company on a long-term basis for distribution in Mumbai.”
“MUMBAI: Property developers like DLF, Omaxe, Indiabulls and a few others delayed their office projects in Delhi and Mumbai — the two key office markets in the country — as companies, IT firms and financial institutions slowed their expansion due to the economic slowdown.”
“MUMBAI: A special court here on Monday posted for April 15 the trial of Mohammed Ajmal Amir alias Kasab, the sole Pakistani terrorist captured in the November 26 Mumbai terror attacks.”
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