Lakshadweep

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 Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands (audio) , -​ˌdīv ; ˈmi-​ni-​ˌkȯi ; ˌə-​mən-​ˈdē-​vē \

Definition of Lakshadweep

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

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