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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)
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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.
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He said necessary amendments to the Goa, Daman and Diu Excise Act, 1964 will be done next month.
It decided that Goa, Daman and Diu should remain a separate entity with the status of a Union Territory.
Goa's comparatively young casino industry was granted the Casino license with the amendment of The Goa, Daman and Diu Public Gambling Act, 1976 to boost up tourism in the state.
It is indeed a matter of honour that the Parliament on this occasion thought of making a mention of the heroic deeds of the valiant freedom fighters and soldiers who laid down their lives during liberation of Goa, Daman and Diu from Portuguese rule 50 years ago!