Share this entry
Maharashtra Line breaks: Maha|rash¦tra
Pronunciation: /ˌmɑːhəˈraʃtrə/

Definition of Maharashtra in English:

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).


adjective& noun
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.

Words that rhyme with Maharashtra

Shastra • Le Havre
Definition of Maharashtra in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources