French India
geographical name former French possessions in India including Chandernagore (ceded to India 1950) & Pondicherry, Karikal, Yanam, & Mahé (ceded to India 1954) capital Pondicherry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • French India — former French territory in India …   English World dictionary

  • French India — Infobox Former Country native name = Établissements français de l Inde conventional long name = French India common name = India continent = moved from Category:Asia to South Asia region = South Asia country = India empire = France status =… …   Wikipedia

  • French India — French′ In′dia n. geg a former French territory in India …   From formal English to slang

  • French India — /frɛntʃ ˈɪndiə/ (say french indeeuh) noun (formerly) the five small French provinces of Chandannagar, Karikal, Mahé, Pondicherry, and Yanaon, along or near the coast of India; now part of India …   Australian English dictionary

  • French India — the five small former French territories in India, including Chandernagor, Karikal, Pondicherry, and Yanaon on the E coast, and Mahé on the W coast. * * * …   Universalium

  • French India — former French possessions in India (Chandernagore, Pondicherr, etc.) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • French India — the five small former French territories in India, including Chandernagor, Karikal, Pondicherry, and Yanaon on the E coast, and Mahé on the W coast …   Useful english dictionary

  • French India — noun The administrative whole of the French colonial possessions, all enclaved on the Indian subcontinent (East Indies), comprising Pondicherry (the joint governors capital), Chandernagor (Chandernagore), Mahé (Mahe), Masulipatam, Yanam (Yanaon)… …   Wiktionary

  • French India Company — may refer to:* French East India Company * French West India Company …   Wikipedia

  • Yanam, French India — For Yanam after independence, see Yanam (India). Établissement français de Yanaon French colony ← …   Wikipedia

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