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Palk Strait(pôk, pôlk)
A waterway between southeast India and northern Sri Lanka. It is known for its reefs and treacherous waters.
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Palk Strait(pɔːk; pɔːlk)
(Placename) a channel between SE India and N Sri Lanka. Width: about 64 km (40 miles)
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