from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

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  • proper n. State capital of Maharashtra, India, formerly known as Bombay.

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  • 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


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