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Mum·bai

 (mŭm′bī′) Formerly Bom·bay (bŏm-bā′)
A city of west-central India, on a coastal island on the Arabian Sea. The capital of the state of Maharashtra, Mumbai is India's largest city and a major port and commercial center.

Mumbai

(mʊmˈbaɪ)
n
(Placename) a port in W India, capital of Mahrashtra state, on the Arabian Sea: ceded by Portugal to England in 1661 and of major importance in British India; commercial and industrial centre, esp for cotton. Pop:11 914 398 (2001). Former English name: Bombay
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Noun1.Mumbai - 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
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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Bombay
Мумбај
Mumbai

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ntMumbai nt (new official name for Bombay)
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