Adam's Bridge
geographical name chain of shoals 30 miles (48 kilometers) long between Sri Lanka & SE India

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  • Adam's Bridge — (Tamil: ta. ஆதாம் பாலம் transl|ta|āthām pālam ), also known as Rama s Bridge or Ram Setu (Tamil: ta. இராமர் பாலம் transl|ta|irāmar pālam , Sanskrit: sa. रामसेतु IAST|rāmasetu ) [also spelled Rama Setu , Ram Sethu , Ramasethu and variants.] , is a …   Wikipedia

  • Adam's Bridge — an island chain in the Gulf of Mannar between NW Sri Lanka and SE India; ownership divided between Sri Lanka and India. 30 mi. (48 km) long. * * * ▪ shoals, India also called  Rama s Bridge,         chain of shoals, between the islands of Mannar …   Universalium

  • Adam's Bridge — n. Rama s Bridge, chain of sandbanks stretching about 29 km (18 miles) between India and Sri Lanka …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ADAM'S BRIDGE —    a chain of coral reefs and sandbanks connecting Ceylon with India …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Adam's Bridge — an island chain in the Gulf of Mannar between NW Sri Lanka and SE India; ownership divided between Sri Lanka and India. 30 mi. (48 km) long …   Useful english dictionary

  • S Bridge II — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Rama's Bridge — n. Adam s Bridge, chain of sandbanks stretching about 29 km (18 miles) between India and Sri Lanka …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Adam — may refer to: * Adam (name), a common given name and surname (list of people in that article)Adam, as a word or as an abbreviation, may also refer to:* Adam (Bible), the first man according to the Abrahamic religious tradition * Adam Kadmon, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Adam'sBridge — Adam s Bridge also Ra·ma s Bridge (räʹməz) A chain of shoals extending about 29 km (18 mi) between India and Sri Lanka. According to Hindu legend, the bridge was built to transport Rama, hero of the Ramayana, to the island to rescue his wife from …   Universalium

  • Adam (unsolved Thames murder case) — Adam is the name given to a young African boy whose torso was discovered in the River Thames, London on September 21, 2001. He is believed to have been between the ages of four and seven. The murder is believed to be linked to a ritual killing.… …   Wikipedia

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