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A state of western India bordering on the Arabian Sea. An independent kingdom after 1401, it was annexed by the Mughal Empire in 1573.
1. (Placename) a state of W India: formed in 1960 from the N and W parts of the former Bombay State; one of India's most industrialized states. Capital: Gandhinagar. Pop: 50 596 992 (2001). Area: 196 024 sq km (75 268 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a region of W India, north of the Narmada River: generally includes the areas north of Mumbai city where Gujarati is spoken
Gu•ja•rat(ˌgʊdʒ əˈrɑt, ˌgu dʒə-)
1. a region in W India, N of the Narbada River.
2. a state in W India, on the Arabian Sea. 41,309,582; 72,138 sq. mi. (186,837 sq. km). Cap.: Gandhinagar.
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|Noun||1.||Gujarat - a region of western India to the north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spoken|
|2.||Gujarat - an industrialized state in western India that includes parts of Bombay|