Palk Strait

[ pawk, pawlk ]
/ pɔk, pɔlk /

noun

a strait in the Bay of Bengal between SE India and N Sri Lanka, to the N of Adam's Bridge. 40–85 miles (64–137 km) wide.

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British Dictionary definitions for Palk Strait

Palk Strait
/ (pɔːk, pɔːlk) /

noun

a channel between SE India and N Ceylon. Width: about 64 km (40 miles)
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