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Ma·ha·rash·tra

 (mä′hə-räsh′trə)
A state of west-central India. Inhabited largely by Maratha-speaking Hindus, the region was controlled by Muslim rulers from the early 1300s to the mid-1600s and by the British after the early 1800s. It became a separate state in 1960. Mumbai is the capital.

Maharashtra

(ˌmɑːhəˈræʃtrə)
n
(Placename) a state of W central India, formed in 1960 from the Marathi-speaking S and E parts of former Bombay state: lies mainly on the Deccan plateau; mainly agricultural. Capital: Mumbai (Bombay). Pop: 96 752 247 (2001). Area: 307 690 sq km (118 800 sq miles)

Ma•ha•rash•tra

(ˌmɑ həˈrɑʃ trə)

n.
a state in W central India. 78,937,187; 118,903 sq. mi. (307,959 sq. km). Cap.: Bombay.
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Noun1.Maharashtra - a historical area in west-central IndiaMaharashtra - a historical area in west-central India
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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