Mergui Archipelago

/mɜˈgwi akəˈpɛləgoʊ/ (say mer'gwee ahkuh'peluhgoh)

a group of more than 200 islands in the Andaman Sea, near the coast of southern Myanmar.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Mergui Archipelago — Group of more than 200 islands in the Andaman Sea off the coast of southeastern Myanmar. The largest island is Mali Kyun (Tavoy Island) at its northern end. Other major islands in the group include Kadan (King), Thayawthadangyi (Elphinstone),… …   Universalium

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  • Mergui (Myeik, Beik) Archipelago —    An island group found along the eastern shore of the Andaman Sea, which, according to British colonial geographers, contains 804 islands, extending roughly from Mergui (Myeik, Beik) in Tenasserim (Tanintharyi) Division in the north to the Thai …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

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