[ muh-nahr ]
/ məˈnɑr /
Gulf of, an inlet of the Indian Ocean, bounded by W Sri Lanka, the chain of shoals that comprise Adam's Bridge, and S India.
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British Dictionary definitions for mannar
/ (məˈnɑː) /
Gulf of Mannar the part of the Indian Ocean between SE India and the island of Sri Lanka: pearl fishing
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