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Mumbai
used in The God of Small Things

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financial capital and largest metropolitan area in India
  • They all wore handkerchiefs or printed Bombay Dyeing hand towels on their heads to stave off the sun.
    Chapter 2 (88% in)
  • She arrived on the Bombay—Cochin flight.
    Chapter 5 (**% in)
  • When Sophie Mol's plane appeared in the skyblue Bombay—Cochin sky, the crowd pushed against the iron railing to see more of everything.
    Chapter 6 (12% in)
  • The Arrivals Lounge was a press of love and eagerness, because the Bombay—Cochin flight was the flight that all the Foreign Returnees came home on.
    Chapter 6 (13% in)
  • Then the Bombay—Cochin people came out From the cool air into the hot air.
    Chapter 6 (23% in)
  • Adoor Basi, the most popular, best-loved comedian in Malayalam cinema, had just arrived (Bombay–Cochin).
    Chapter 6 (42% in)
  • Then she dictated a letter to Annamma Chandy's brother-in-law who was the Regional Manager of Padma Pickles in Bombay.
    Chapter 8 (12% in)

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