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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.
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Lac′ca•dive Is′lands(ˈlɑ kəˌdiv, ˈlæk ə-)
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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