geographical name
\ ˈgō-ə How to pronounce Goa (audio) \
variants: or Portuguese Gôa

Definition of Goa

state of western India on the Malabar Coast; before 1962 belonged to Portugal; with Daman and Diu constituted a union territory 1962–87; capital Panaji area 1404 square miles (3636 square kilometers), population 1,458,545 — see portuguese india

Other Words from Goa

Goan \ ˈgō-​ən How to pronounce Goan (audio) \ adjective or noun
Goanese \ ˌgō-​ə-​ˈnēz How to pronounce Goanese (audio) , -​ˈnēs \ adjective or noun

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“Goa.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goanese. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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