geographical name Lak·shad·weep \lək-ˈshä-ˌdwēp\
variants: or formerly

Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands

\ˈla-kə-ˌdēv, -ˌdīv; ˈmi-ni-ˌkȯi; ˌə-mən-ˈdē-vē\play

Definition of Lakshadweep

  1. union territory of India comprising the Laccadive Islands; capital Kavaratti area 11 square miles (29 square kilometers), population 64,473

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