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Panaji

[ puhn-uh-jee ]
/ ˈpʌn ə dʒi /

noun

a seaport in and the capital of Goa state, in W India, on the Arabian Sea.
Also Pan·jim [puhn-zhim] /ˈpʌn ʒɪm/.

Definition for panaji (2 of 2)

Goa

[ goh-uh ]
/ ˈgoʊ ə /

noun

state of W India, on the Arabian Sea. A former Portuguese colony, it was later (1961–87) part of the union territory of Goa, Daman, and Diu. 1426 sq. mi. (3693 sq. km). Capital: Panaji (Panjim).
Formerly Gô·a.
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British Dictionary definitions for panaji (1 of 3)

Panaji

/ (pɑːˈnɑːdʒiː) /

noun

a variant of Panjim

British Dictionary definitions for panaji (2 of 3)

goa

/ (ˈɡəʊə) /

noun

a gazelle, Procapra picticaudata, inhabiting the plains of the Tibetan plateau, having a brownish-grey coat and backward-curving horns

Word Origin for goa

C19: from Tibetan dgoba

British Dictionary definitions for panaji (3 of 3)

Goa

/ (ˈɡəʊə) /

noun

a state on the W coast of India: a Portuguese overseas territory from 1510 until annexed by India in 1961. Capital: Panjim (or Panaji). Pop: 1 343 998 (2001). Area: 3702 sq km (1430 sq miles)
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Word Origin and History for panaji

Goa


former Portuguese colony in India, from local goe mat "fertile land."

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