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Port Blair

[blair] /blɛər/
noun
1.
a seaport in and the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, on S Andaman.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

[nik-uh-bahr, nik-uh-bahr] /ˈnɪk əˌbɑr, ˌnɪk əˈbɑr/
plural noun
1.
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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Port Blair

/blɛə/
noun
1.
the capital of the Indian Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a port on the SE coast of South Andaman Island: a former penal colony. Pop: 100 186 (2001)

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

/ˈændəmən; ˈnɪkəʊˌbɑː/
plural noun
1.
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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