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Andaman and Nicobar Islands

[ nik-uh-bahr, nik-uh-bahr ]
/ ˈnɪk əˌbɑr, ˌnɪk əˈbɑr /
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plural noun
a union territory of India, comprising the Andaman and Nicobar island groups in the eastern part of the Bay of Bengal, southwest of Myanmar (Burma). 3,143 sq. mi. (8,140 sq. km). Capital: Port Blair.
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
/ (ˈændəmən, ˈnɪkəʊˌbɑː) /

pl n
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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