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.
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)
Also, Andamanese. of or relating to the , the people, or their language. (def 1). Contemporary Examples At the Andaman Islands in the Indian Ocean, you can snorkel with a retired Asian elephant Rajan. The World’s Craziest Underwater Adventures Nina Strochlic May 13, 2014 Until the 19th century, the indigenous Andaman tribes lived and thrived […]
Also, Andaman. Also called Andaman Islander. a member of a physically distinctive people that comprise the indigenous population of the . the language of the Andamanese, of uncertain genetic affiliation. (def 1). Historical Examples These ideas, to an Australian black, or an Andamanese, would seem dangerously blasphemous. Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1 Andrew Lang […]
- Andaman islands
a group of islands of India in the E part of the Bay of Bengal, W of the Malay Peninsula, part of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 2508 sq. mi. (6496 sq. km). Contemporary Examples At the Andaman Islands in the Indian Ocean, you can snorkel with a retired Asian elephant Rajan. The World’s Craziest Underwater […]
- Andaman sea
a part of the Bay of Bengal, E of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 300,000 sq. mi. (777,000 sq. km). Contemporary Examples If the 777 had followed the route suggested by the General it was heading out over the Andaman Sea toward India. The Botched Hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Clive Irving March 11, […]