Laccadive Islands


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Lac·ca·dive Islands

 (lăk′ə-dīv′, lä′kə-dēv′)
A group of islands and coral reefs in the Arabian Sea off the southwest coast of India. The islands are now part of the Indian union territory of Lakshadweep.

Lac′ca•dive Is′lands

(ˈlɑ kəˌdiv, ˈlæk ə-)
n.pl.
a group of islands and coral reefs in the Arabian Sea, off the SW coast of India. ab. 7 sq. mi. (18 sq. km).
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