Port Blair

[ blair ]
/ blɛər /

noun

a seaport in and the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, on S Andaman.

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Definition for port blair (2 of 2)

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 port blair (1 of 2)

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)

British Dictionary definitions for port blair (2 of 2)

Port Blair
/ (blɛə) /

noun

the capital of the Indian Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a port on the SE coast of South Andaman Island: a former penal colony. Pop: 100 186 (2001)
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