a seaport in and the capital of Maharashtra, in W India, on the Arabian Sea.
a former state in W India: divided in 1960 into the Gujarat and Maharashtra states.
a state in W central India. 118,903 sq. mi. (307,959 sq. km).
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the former English name of Mumbai
a breed of black short-haired medium-sized cat
a state of W central India, formed in 1960 from the Marathi-speaking S and E parts of former Bombay state: lies mainly on the Deccan plateau; mainly agricultural. Capital: Mumbai (Bombay). Pop: 96 752 247 (2001). Area: 307 690 sq km (118 800 sq miles)
Note: India’s second-largest city, after Calcutta, Bombay is the only natural deep-water harbor in western India.
a small lizardfish, Harpadon nehereus, inhabiting river mouths and estuaries of Asia. (in India) the flesh of this fish, impregnated with asafetida, dried, salted, and used as a condiment or relish, especially with curry. noun a teleost fish, Harpodon nehereus, that resembles and is related to the lizard fishes: family Harpodontidae. It is eaten dried […]
sunn. a tall East Indian shrub, Crotalaria juncea, of the legume family, having slender branches and yellow flowers, and an inner bark that yields a hemplike fiber used for making ropes, sacking, etc. the fiber. noun a leguminous plant, Crotalaria juncea, of the East Indies, having yellow flowers the hemplike fibre obtained from the inner […]
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a twill fabric constructed of a silk or rayon warp and worsted filling, often dyed black for mourning wear. Historical Examples Loss and Gain John Henry Newman noun a twilled fabric, esp one with a silk warp and worsted weft, formerly worn dyed black for mourning n.