East Indies
geographical name 1. (or East India) southeastern Asia including India, Indochina, & the Malay Archipelago — a chiefly former name 2. the Malay Archipelago • East Indian adjective or noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • East Indies — East Indian. 1. Also called the Indies, Indonesia. SE Asia, including India, Indonesia, and the Malay Archipelago. 2. the Malay Archipelago. Also called East India. * * * ▪ islands, Southeast Asia       the islands that extend in a wide belt… …   Universalium

  • East Indies — (Джорджтаун,Малайзия) Категория отеля: Адрес: No. 25, China Street, 10200 Джорджтаун, М …   Каталог отелей

  • East Indies — 1. Malay Archipelago; esp., the islands of Indonesia 2. India, Indochina, and the Malay Archipelago: also East India East Indian n …   English World dictionary

  • East Indies —    See Netherlands East Indies …   Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands

  • East Indies — India, Indochina, Indonesia, Malay Peninsula formerly Dutch East Indies …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • East Indies — East′ In′dies n. pl. (esp. formerly) 1) geg the Malay Archipelago 2) geg SE Asia, including India, Indonesia, and the Malay Archipelago Also called East′ In′dia. East′ In′dian,adj.n …   From formal English to slang

  • East Indies — noun a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia • Syn: ↑Malay Archipelago, ↑East India • Derivationally related forms: ↑East Indian (for: ↑East India) • Members of this Region: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • East Indies — /ist ˈɪndiz/ (say eest indeez) noun 1. a collective name of the two large peninsulas (India and Indochina) of South East Asia, together with the Malay Archipelago. 2. the Malay Archipelago. 3. Indonesia. Also, East India …   Australian English dictionary

  • East Indies — noun Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia, but also including India, Indochina, Malaya and the Malay Archipelago …   Wiktionary

  • East Indies — Indonesia; Southeast Asia …   English contemporary dictionary

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