Maharashtra



[mah-huh-rahsh-truh] /ˌmɑ həˈrɑʃ trə/

noun
1.
a state in W central India. 118,903 sq. mi. (307,959 sq. km).
Capital: Bombay.
/ˌmɑːhəˈræʃtrə/
noun
1.
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)

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