HyperDic: indian_ocean

English > 1 sense of the expression Indian Ocean:
NOUNobjectIndian Oceanthe 3rd largest ocean
English > Indian Ocean: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningThe 3rd largest ocean; bounded by Africa on the west, Asia on the north, Australia on the east and merging with the Antarctic Ocean to the south.
Instance ofoceanA large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
PartsAntarctic OceanThe southern waters surrounding Antarctica
Arabian SeaA northwestern arm of the Indian Ocean between India and Arabia
Bay of BengalAn arm of the Indian Ocean to the east of India
CeylonAn island in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of India
Comoro Islands, Iles ComoresThree main islands and numerous islets in the Indian Ocean between Mozambique and Madagascar / Madagascar
Gulf of AdenArm of the Indian Ocean at the entrance to the Red Sea
MadagascarAn island in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of Africa
Maldives, Maldive IslandsA group of about 1,200 small coral islands (about 220 inhabited) in the Indian ocean
MauritiusAn island in the southwestern Indian Ocean
Mozambique ChannelAn arm of the Indian Ocean between Madagascar / Madagascar and southeastern Africa
Red SeaA long arm of the Indian Ocean between northeast Africa and Arabia
Seychelles, Seychelles islandsA group of about 90 islands in the western Indian Ocean to the north of Madagascar / Madagascar
Timor SeaAn arm of the eastern Indian Ocean between Timor and northern Australia
SpanishÍndico, Océano índico, Océano Índico
CatalanÍndic, Oceà índic, Oceà Índic

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