Portuguese India
geographical name former Portuguese possessions on W coast of India peninsula, annexed 1961 by India; comprised territory of Goa & districts of Daman & Diu

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Portuguese India — former Portuguese overseas territory consisting of three enclaves in India: see GOA …   English World dictionary

  • Portuguese India — Infobox Former Country native name =Estado da Índia conventional long name = Portuguese State of India common name = Portuguese India continent = moved from Category:Asia to South Asia region = South Asia country = India empire = Portugal status …   Wikipedia

  • Portuguese India — a former Portuguese overseas territory on the W coast of India, consisting of the districts of Gôa, Daman, and Diu: annexed by India December 1961. Cap.: Gôa. * * * …   Universalium

  • Portuguese India — Por′tuguese In′dia n. geg a former Portuguese overseas territory on the W coast of India: annexed by India 1961 Compare Daman and Diu Goa …   From formal English to slang

  • Portuguese India — /pɔtʃəgiz ˈɪndiə/ (say pawchuhgeez indeeuh) noun a former Portuguese overseas territory on the western coast of India, consisting of the districts of Goa, Daman, and Diu; annexed by India 1961. Capital: Goa …   Australian English dictionary

  • Portuguese India — a former Portuguese overseas territory on the W coast of India, consisting of the districts of Gôa, Daman, and Diu: annexed by India December 1961. Cap.: Gôa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Portuguese India — former name of the territories of Damao, Diu, Goa, Panjim, etc …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Postage stamps and postal history of Portuguese India — The postal history of Portuguese India goes back to the earlier days of the colony. The postal history begins with communication between the Viceroy and the Court at Lisbon soon after the conquest of Old Goa by Afonso de Albuquerque in 1510.… …   Wikipedia

  • List of colonial heads of Portuguese India — The government of Portuguese India started in 1505, six years after the discovery of the sea route to India by Vasco da Gama, with the nomination of the first Viceroy Francisco de Almeida, then settled at Kochi. Until 1752, the name India… …   Wikipedia

  • Portuguese Empire — Portuguese Empire …   Wikipedia

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