Goa, Daman, and Diu


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Goa, Daman, and Diu

n
(Placename) a former Union Territory of India consisting of the widely separated districts of Goa and Daman and the island of Diu. Capital: Panjim (or Panaji). Area: 3814 sq km (1472 sq miles)

go•a

(ˈgoʊ ə)

n., pl. go•as.
a Tibetan gazelle, Procapra picticaudata.
[1840–50; < Tibetan gowa (sp. dgo ba)]

Go•a

(ˈgoʊ ə)

n.
a state in SW India, on the Arabian Sea: formerly a part of Portuguese India; then part of the union territory of Goa, Daman, and Diu (1961–87). 1,169,763; 1429 sq. mi. (3702 sq. km). Cap.: Panaji.

Go′a, Daman′, and Di′u


n.
a former territory of India, in the W part: now divided into the state of Goa, and the territory of Daman and Diu.