Definition of Maharashtra in English:


Line breaks: Maha|rash¦tra
Pronunciation: /ˌmɑːhəˈraʃtrə
, -ˈrɑːʃtrə/
A large state in western India bordering on the Arabian Sea, formed in 1960 from the SE part of the former Bombay State; capital, Mumbai (Bombay).



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  • 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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