Chagos Archipelago

geographical name
Cha·​gos Archipelago | \ ˈchä-gəs How to pronounce Chagos Archipelago (audio) \

Definition of Chagos Archipelago

group of islands in the central part of the Indian Ocean south of the Maldives; comprises the British Indian Ocean Territory — see diego garcia

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