geographical name

Lak·​shad·​weep lək-ˈshä-ˌdwēp How to pronounce Lakshadweep (audio)
variants or formerly Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands
ˈla-kə-ˌdēv How to pronounce Lakshadweep (audio)
union territory of India comprising the Laccadive Islands; capital Kavaratti area 11 square miles (29 square kilometers), population 64,473

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“Lakshadweep.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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