Andaman Islands
geographical name islands India in Bay of Bengal S of Myanmar & N of Nicobar Islands area 2461 square miles (6374 square kilometers) • Andamanese adjective or noun

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  • Andaman Islands — [an′də mən] group of islands in the Bay of Bengal, west of the Malay Peninsula: with the Nicobar Islands, constituting a territory of India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands), 3,185 sq mi (8,249 sq km); pop. 281,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Andaman Islands — The Andaman Islands are a group of islands in the Bay of Bengal, and are part of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Union Territory of India. Port Blair is the chief community on the islands, and the administrative centre of the Union Territory. The …   Wikipedia

  • Andaman Islands — a group of islands of India in the E part of the Bay of Bengal, W of the Malay Peninsula, part of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 157,821; 2508 sq. mi. (6496 sq. km). * * * ▪ island group, India  island group, Andaman and Nicobar Islands union… …   Universalium

  • Andaman Islands — An′daman Is′lands n. pl. geg a group of islands of India in the E part of the Bay of Bengal, W of the Malay Peninsula, part of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 157,821; 2508 sq. mi. (6496 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Andaman Islands — a group of islands of India in the E part of the Bay of Bengal, W of the Malay Peninsula, part of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 157,821; 2508 sq. mi. (6496 sq. km) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Andaman Islands — noun A group of islands in the Bay of Bengal. Syn: Andamans …   Wiktionary

  • Andaman Islands — group of islands located in the Bay of Bengal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Andaman Islands Expedition — The Andaman Islands Expedition was a British expedition to the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal, India. For actions during the expedition, five soldiers of the 24th Regiment of Foot were awarded Victoria Crosses. David Bell, James Cooper,… …   Wikipedia

  • Andaman Islands day gecko — Taxobox name = Geckos regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata familia = Gekkonidae subfamilia = Gekkoninae genus = Phelsuma species = P. andamanense binomial = Phelsuma andamanense binomial authority = Blyth,… …   Wikipedia

  • Andaman Islands Myth —    See Pulug, the thunder god …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

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