andaman and nicobar island

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

[nik-uh-bahr, nik-uh-bahr]
plural noun
a union territory of India, comprising the Andaman and Nicobar island groups in the E part of the Bay of Bengal, SW of Burma. 3143 sq. mi. (8140 sq. km). Capital: Port Blair.
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ˈændəmən, ˈnɪkəʊˌbɑː)
 
pl n
a territory of India, in the E Bay of Bengal, consisting of two groups of over 200 islands; suffered badly in the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. Capital: Port Blair. Pop: 356 265 (2001). Area: 8140 sq km (3143 sq miles)

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