a town in S Connecticut, near New Haven.
noun 1. the company chartered by the English government in 1600 to carry on trade in the East Indies: dissolved in 1874. 2. any similar company, as one chartered by the Dutch (1602–1798), the French (1664–1769), or the Danes (1729–1801). noun 1. the company chartered in 1600 by the British government to trade in the […]
noun 1. . noun 1. a southern Asian lotus, Nelumbo nucifera, of the water lily family, having fragrant pink or rose flowers.
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plural noun 1. Also called the Indies. SE Asia, including India, Indonesia, and the Malay Archipelago. 2. the Malay Archipelago. plural noun the East Indies 1. the Malay Archipelago, including or excluding the Philippines 2. SE Asia in general