HyperDic: east_indies

English > 1 sense of the expression East Indies:
NOUNlocationEast Indies, Malay Archipelago, East Indiaa group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
English > East Indies: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia.
SynonymsMalay Archipelago, East India
Instance ofarchipelagoA group of many islands in a large body of water
MembersEast IndianA native or inhabitant of the East Indies
Malay, MalayanA member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago
Part ofPacific, Pacific OceanThe largest ocean in the world
PartsBorneo, Kalimantan3rd largest island in the world
Sunda IslandsA chain of islands in the western Malay Archipelago
Region ofcurry(East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice
SpanishArchipiélago Malayo, Indias Orientales
CatalanArxipèlag Malai, Índia Oriental, Índies Orientals
AdjectivesEast Indianof or relating to or located in the East Indies

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