Aldabra



noun
an island group in the Indian Ocean: part of the British Indian Ocean Territory (1965–76); now administratively part of the Seychelles
Historical Examples

The end of the week brought us up to the aldabra Islands, one of the puzzles of the world.
The Cruise of the Cachalot Frank T. Bullen

The huge land-tortoises of aldabra have been imported, and seem to find a congenial home in the island.
Cruise of the ‘Alert’ R. W. Coppinger

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