Maldive Islands
Maldive Islands \Maldive Islands\ prop. n. A group of about 2000 islands in the Indian ocean; also known as the {Maldives}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Maldive Islands — noun a group of about 1,200 small coral islands (about 220 inhabited) in the Indian ocean • Syn: ↑Maldives • Instance Hypernyms: ↑island • Part Holonyms: ↑Indian Ocean • Part Meronyms: ↑Maldives, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Maldive Islands — Maldives, country made up of approximately 2000 islands in the Indian Ocean southwest of India …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Second Republic (Maldive Islands) — The Second Republic was established in the Maldive Islands by a majority vote in a referendum that was held on the 11 November, 1968, which deposed the reigning monarch Sultan Mohammed Farid Didi. The Prime Minister of the Maldive Islands,… …   Wikipedia

  • Maldive fish — is cured tuna fish traditionally produced in Maldives. It is a staple of the Maldivian cuisine, as well as of the Sri Lankan cuisine, and in the past it was one of the main exports from Maldives to Sri Lanka, where it is known as umbalakaḍa. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Maldive — n. Maldive Islands, group of islands in the Indian Ocean southwest of India …   English contemporary dictionary

  • State of the Thousand Islands — Maldive Islands …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Maldivian Folklore — Maldive Mythology or Maldive Folklore is the body of myths, tales and anecdotes belonging to the oral tradition of Maldivians.IntroductionThe Maldives lie in the warm equatorial area of the Indian Ocean surrounded by very deep waters. This nation …   Wikipedia

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