Meaning of Bombay

Bom•bay

Pronunciation: (bom-bā'), [key]
— n.
  1. a seaport in and the capital of Maharashtra, in W India, on the Arabian Sea. 5,970,575.
  2. a former state in W India: divided in 1960 into the Gujarat and Maharashtra states.
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