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Type Settlement
Pronounced Pron. bawm-BAY(English) BAWN-BEH(French) bom-BIE(Spanish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Portuguese Bombaim, which may have been derived from the phrase bom baim meaning "good little bay" or from the Marathi name मुंबई (Mumbai). This is an older English name for Mumbai, officially used until 1995. It is also the form still commonly used in Dutch, French and Spanish.
Added 11/7/2021 by HL
Edited 11/8/2021 by HL