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East Indies

[ eest-in-deez ]
/ ˈist ˈɪn diz /
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plural noun
Also called the Indies . SE Asia, including East Timor, India, Indonesia, and the Malay Archipelago.
the Malay Archipelago.
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Also called East India .

OTHER WORDS FROM East Indies

East Indian, adjective, nounpseu·do-East In·di·an, adjective, noun
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East Indies

pl n the East Indies
the Malay Archipelago, including or excluding the Philippines
SE Asia in general
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