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A city of west-central India northeast of Mumbai. Founded in 1715, it is a commercial and industrial center.
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1. (Placename) a city in central India, in W Madhya Pradesh. Pop: 1 597 441 (2001)
2. (Placename) a former state of central India: became part of Madhya Bharat in 1948, which in turn became part of Madhya Pradesh in 1956
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1. a former state in central India: now part of Madhya Pradesh.
2. a city in W Madhya Pradesh, in central India. 1,091,674.
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