Ulhasnagar

Ulhasnagar

[ool-hahs-nuhg-er]
noun
a city in W Maharashtra, in W central India, NE of Bombay.
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ulhasnagar

city, northwestern Maharashtra state, western India. It lies northeast of Mumbai (Bombay). Part of the Thana industrial area, it specializes in the manufacture of chemicals and silk and nylon textiles. Ulhasnagar became important in 1947 as a refugee camp for displaced persons from Sindh, Pakistan. The city has three colleges and an industrial-training institute. Pop. (2001) 473,731.

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