Definition of Maharashtra in English:


Syllabification: Ma·ha·rash·tra
Pronunciation: /ˌmä(h)əˈräSHtrə
A large state in western India that borders on the Arabian Sea, formed in 1960 from the southeastern part of the former state of Bombay; capital, Mumbai (Bombay).



Pronunciation: /-trēən/
adjective & noun
More example sentences
  • To all these people, let me say that ‘Dravid’ as a surname is found only among Maharashtrians.
  • We both are Maharashtrians but he's a Saraswat Brahmin and I'm a Chitpawan Brahmin.
  • The Epicure's Vegetarian Cuisines of India is a straightforward book which lists the cuisines of India - Gujarati, Maharashtrian, North Indian, South Indian and Rajasthani.

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