panaji

Goa

[goh-uh]
noun
state of W India, on the Arabian Sea. A former Portuguese colony, it was later (1961–87) part of the union territory of Goa, Daman, and Diu. 1426 sq. mi. (3693 sq. km). Capital: Panaji (Panjim).
Formerly Gôa.
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goa (ˈɡəʊə)
 
n
a gazelle, Procapra picticaudata, inhabiting the plains of the Tibetan plateau, having a brownish-grey coat and backward-curving horns
 
[C19: from Tibetan dgoba]

Goa (ˈɡəʊə)
 
n
a state on the W coast of India: a Portuguese overseas territory from 1510 until annexed by India in 1961. Capital: Panjim (or Panaji). Pop: 1 343 998 (2001). Area: 3702 sq km (1430 sq miles)

Panaji (pɑːˈnɑːdʒiː)
 
n
a variant of Panjim

Panjim or Panaji (ˈpɑːnˌʒɪm)
 
n
the capital of the Indian state of Goa (formerly capital of the union territory of Goa, Daman, and Diu until 1987): a port on the Arabian Sea on the coast of Goa. Pop: 58 785 (2001)
 
Panaji or Panaji
 
n

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