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Bhabha, Homi Jehangir

(Encyclopedia)Bhabha, Homi Jehangir jəhänˌgērˈ bäˈbä [key], 1909–66, Indian physicist, b. Bombay (now Mumbai). He was educated at the Royal Institute of Science, Bombay, and at Cambridge, England, where h...


(Encyclopedia)Jehangir: see Jahangir.


(Encyclopedia)Jahangir or Jehangir both: jəhänˌgērˈ [key], 1569–1627, Mughal emperor of India (1605–27), son of Akbar. He continued his father's policy of expansion. The Rajput principality of Mewar (Udaip...


(Encyclopedia)Ajmer ăjmērˈ, əj– [key], former state, NW India. Now part of Rajasthan state, it formerly consisted of two detached areas surrounded by Rajasthan and was identical w...

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