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Bom·bay

 (bŏm-bā′)
See Mumbai.
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Bombay

(bɒmˈbeɪ)
n
1. (Placename) the former English name of Mumbai
2. (Breeds) a breed of black short-haired medium-sized cat
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Bom•bay

(bɒmˈbeɪ)

n.
a seaport in and the capital of Maharashtra, in W India, on the Arabian Sea. 9,925,891.
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Noun1.Bombay - 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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Translations
Bombay
Бомбей

Bombay

[bɒmˈbeɪ]
A. NBombay m
B. CPD Bombay duck N (Culin) pescado seco utilizado en la elaboración del curry
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Bombay

n (Hist) → Bombay nt (Hist) ? Mumbai
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They are now (there is every reason to believe) on their passage to Bombay, in an East Indiaman.
From London to Suez via Mont Cenis and Brindisi, by rail and steamboats ..............................................................................7 " From Suez to Bombay, by steamer .......................13 " From Bombay to Calcutta, by rail ...............................3 " From Calcutta to Hong Kong, by steamer .................3 " From Hong Kong to Yokohama (Japan), by steamer..........6 " From Yokohama to San Francisco, by steamer ............22 " From San Francisco to New York, by rail ................7 " From New York to London, by steamer and rail............9 "
From these she heard how soon Smith would be in Council; how many lacs Jones had brought home with him, how Thomson's House in London had refused the bills drawn by Thomson, Kibobjee, and Co., the Bombay House, and how it was thought the Calcutta House must go too; how very imprudent, to say the least of it, Mrs.
Regent street is not unknown to Lascars and Malays; and at Bombay, in the Apollo Green, live Yankees have often scared the natives.
Rushmore Coglan prattled of this little planet I thought with glee of a great almost-cosmopolite who wrote for the whole world and dedicated himself to Bombay. In a poem he has to say that there is pride and rivalry between the cities of the earth, and that "the men that breed from them, they traffic up and down, but cling to their cities' hem as a child to the mother's gown." And whenever they walk "by roaring streets unknown" they remember their native city "most faithful, foolish, fond; making her mere-breathed name their bond upon their bond." And my glee was roused because I had caught Mr.
Paris, 27; Glasgow, 27; London, 28; Vienna, 28; Augsburg, 28; Braunschweig, 28; K:onigsberg, 29; Cologne, 29; Dresden, 29; Hamburg, 29; Berlin, 30; Bombay, 30; Warsaw, 31; Breslau, 31; Odessa, 32; Munich, 33; Strasburg, 33, Pesth, 35; Cassel, 35; Lisbon, 36; Liverpool, 36; Prague, 37; Madras, 37; Bucharest, 39; St.
"Only one that we know of,--Major Sholto, of his own regiment, the 34th Bombay Infantry.
Ahmet Giirata's essay about the manner in which Bombay cinema was shown, seen and adapted in Turkey through the 1950s and 1960s provides a tantalizing context to consider the possibility of Bombay cinema's centralizing vision of heroic cultural action as finding resonance beyond the boundaries of the Indian nation-state.
House, but no garden; apartment living in Bombay's suburbs, 1898-1964.
However, IIT-Rajasthan, the nodal agency for the Aakash project, had rejected the tablet for not meeting performance criteria and the project had to be shifted to IIT Bombay.
Joanna Botwood, Bombay Sapphire, Global Brand Manager said: "Bombay Sapphire commissioned this research to spark the debate around imagination within the film industry and highlight some of the challenges that budding film-makers are facing.
HELEN Bishop has emailed Remember When with this plea for information about her family: She wrote: I'm looking for Rozalla/Crosby relatives descended from Tom Nixon Crosby, an engineer, and Ena Cecilia (Queenie) Rozalla who married in 1916 in Bombay, India.