adjective or noun see Goa

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  • goanese — I. |gōə|nēz, ēs adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Goa + nese (as in Chinese) 1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of Goa 2. : of, relating to, or characteristic of the people of Goa II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Goanese — n. native or resident of Goa (India) adj. of or pertaining to Goa (India) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goanese — go·a·nese …   English syllables

  • Bombay — • The Archdiocese of Bombay comprises the Island of Bombay with several outlying churches in the neighbouring Island of Salsette Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Bombay     Bombay …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Vasai — Infobox Indian Jurisdiction native name = Vasai | type = city | latd = 19.47 | longd = 72.8 locator position = right | state name = Maharashtra district = Thane leader title = leader name = altitude = 11 population as of = population total =… …   Wikipedia

  • Gonadians — is a light hearted, if controversial, term to describe members of the expatriate community based in Canada of Goans (from Goa in India, which was formerly a Portuguese colony). It is a mix of the term Goan and Canadian.Debate in cyberspaceThis… …   Wikipedia

  • Goans — Goan is the demonym used to describe the people of the Indian state of Goa. Goanese is an incorrect usage for the same, and is considered offensive by some. [cite web url = http://www.mail archive.com/goanet@goanet.org/msg05949.html title =… …   Wikipedia

  • furniture — furnitureless, adj. /ferr ni cheuhr/, n. 1. the movable articles, as tables, chairs, desks or cabinets, required for use or ornament in a house, office, or the like. 2. fittings, apparatus, or necessary accessories for something. 3. equipment for …   Universalium

  • goa — /goh euh/, n. a gazelle, Procapra picticaudata, of the Tibetan plateau. [1840 50; < Tibetan gowa (sp. dgo ba)] * * * State (pop., 2001 prelim.: 1,343,998), southwestern India. Located on the western coast, it is bordered by Maharashtra and… …   Universalium

  • Gôa — /goh euh/, n. a former district in Portuguese India, on the Arabian Sea, ab. 250 mi. (400 km) S of Bombay: annexed by India December 1961; now part of the union territory of Goa, Daman, and Diu. * * * State (pop., 2001 prelim.: 1,343,998),… …   Universalium

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