/ (ælˈdæbrə) /


an island group in the Indian Ocean: part of the British Indian Ocean Territory (1965–76); now administratively part of the Seychelles
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Examples from the Web for aldabra

  • The end of the week brought us up to the Aldabra Islands, one of the puzzles of the world.

  • The huge land-tortoises of Aldabra have been imported, and seem to find a congenial home in the island.

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