Portuguese India

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Portuguese India

n
(Placename) a former Portuguese overseas province on the W coast of India, consisting of Goa, Daman, and Diu: established between 1505 and 1510; annexed by India in 1961

Por′tuguese In′dia


n.
a former Portuguese overseas territory on the W coast of India: annexed by India 1961. Compare Daman and Diu, Goa.