Indian Ocean
geographical name ocean E of Africa, S of Asia, W of Australia & Tasmania, & N of Antarctica area about 28,350,500 square miles (73,427,795 square kilometers)

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  • Indian Ocean — first attested 1515 in Modern Latin (Oceanus Orientalis Indicus), named for INDIA (Cf. India), which projects into it; earlier it was the Eastern Ocean, as opposed to the Western Ocean (Atlantic) before the Pacific was surmised …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Indian Ocean — noun the 3rd largest ocean; bounded by Africa on the west, Asia on the north, Australia on the east and merging with the Antarctic Ocean to the south • Instance Hypernyms: ↑ocean • Part Meronyms: ↑Ceylon, ↑Comoro Islands, ↑Iles Comores,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian Ocean — ocean betw. Africa, Asia, Australia, and Antarctica …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Indian Ocean — ocean located south of India and east of Africa (extending between Asia, Africa, and Australia) …   English contemporary dictionary

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