Lakshadweep

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Lak·shad·weep

 (lək-shäd′wēp′, lŭk′shə-dwēp′)
A union territory of southwest India comprising the Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands.
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Lak•sha•dweep

(ˌlʌk ʃəˈdwip)

n.
a union territory of India comprising a group of islands and coral reefs in the Arabian Sea, off the SW coast of India. 51,707; ab. 12 sq. mi. (31 sq. km). Formerly, Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands.
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