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(ˈpuːnə) or


(Placename) a city in W India, in W Maharashtra: under British rule served as the seasonal capital of the Bombay Presidency. Pop: 2 540 069 (2001)
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(ˈpu nə)

a city in W Maharashtra, W India. 1,685,000.
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