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Portuguese India

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  1. a former Portuguese overseas territory on the W coast of India, consisting of the districts of Gôa, Daman, and Diu: annexed by India December 1961. Capital: Gôa.
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  • We had stopped at Morumgoa, Portuguese-India, where most of the black passengers left the ship.

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Portuguese India

noun
  1. a former Portuguese overseas province on the W coast of India, consisting of Goa, Daman, and Diu: established between 1505 and 1510; annexed by India in 1961
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