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An arm of the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and the mainland of southeast Africa.
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(Placename) a strait between Mozambique and Madagascar. Length: about 1600 km (1000 miles). Width: 400 km (250 miles)
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a channel in SE Africa, between Mozambique and Madagascar. 950 mi. (1530 km) long; 250–550 mi. (400–885 km) wide.
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|Noun||1.||Mozambique Channel - an arm of the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and southeastern Africa|
Indian Ocean - the 3rd largest ocean; bounded by Africa on the west, Asia on the north, Australia on the east and merging with the Antarctic Ocean to the south
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