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East Indies

plural noun
Also called the Indies. SE Asia, including India, Indonesia, and the Malay Archipelago.
the Malay Archipelago.
Also called East India.
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East Indian, adjective, noun
pseudo-East Indian, adjective, noun Unabridged
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East Indies

plural noun the East Indies
the Malay Archipelago, including or excluding the Philippines
SE Asia in general
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