Lakshadweep Islands

/lækˌʃædwip ˈaɪləndz/ (say lak.shadweep 'uyluhndz)

plural noun
a group of small islands and coral reefs in the Arabian Sea, off the south-western coast of India; a territory of India. 32 km2. Administrative Centre: Kavaratti.
Formerly, Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Lakshadweep — ലക്ഷദ്വീപ്‌ Status: Unionsterritorium Hauptstadt: Kavaratti Fläche: 32 km² Einwohner: 64.429 (2011) Bevölkerungsdichte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lakshadweep — Infobox Indian Jurisdiction state name = Lakshadweep native name = Lakshadweep type = union territory base capital = Kavaratti largest city = Andrott latd = 10.57 longd = 72.62 abbreviation = IN LD official languages = Malayalam leader title 1 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Lakshadweep — [luk shäd′wēp΄] territory of India comprising the Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi islands: 12.4 sq mi (32 sq km); pop. 52,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Lakshadweep — /luk sheuh dweep /, n. a union territory of India comprising a group of islands and coral reefs in the Arabian Sea, off the SW coast of India. 40,237; ab. 12 sq. mi. (31 sq. km). Formerly, Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands. * * * Union… …   Universalium

  • Lakshadweep — Lak•sha•dweep [[t]ˌlʌk ʃəˈdwip[/t]] n. geg a union territory of India comprising a group of islands and coral reefs in the Arabian Sea, off the SW coast of India. 51,707; ab. 12 sq. mi. (31 sq. km) Formerly, Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi… …   From formal English to slang

  • Lakshadweep — /luk sheuh dweep /, n. a union territory of India comprising a group of islands and coral reefs in the Arabian Sea, off the SW coast of India. 40,237; ab. 12 sq. mi. (31 sq. km). Formerly, Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lakshadweep — or formerly Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands geographical name union territory India comprising the Laccadive group capital Kavaratti area 11 square miles (29 square kilometers), population 51,707 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands — /ˌlækədaɪv ˌmɪnɪkɔɪ ən ʌmənˈdivi/ (say .lakuhduyv .minikoy uhn umuhn deevee) plural noun former name of the Lakshadweep Islands …   Australian English dictionary

  • Laccadive Islands — Die Lakkadiven sind eine Inselgruppe im Arabischen Meer und bilden gemeinsam mit den Amindiven und Minicoy (Maliku) das indische Unionsterritorium Lakshadweep. Sie umfasst die vier bewohnten Inseln Andrott (4,84 km²), Kavaratti (4,22 km²), Agatti …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands — Andamanen und Nikobaren Status: Unionsterritorium Hauptstadt: Port Blair (121.000 Einwohner) Fläche: 8.249 km² Einwohner: 415.000 (2008) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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