Andaman and Nicobar Islands

[ nik-uh-bahr, nik-uh-bahr ]
/ ˈnɪk əˌbɑr, ˌnɪk əˈbɑr /

plural noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for andaman and nicobar islands

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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