East India


East India
noun
a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
Derivationally related forms: ↑East Indian
Members of this Region: ↑curry
Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago
Part Holonyms: ↑Pacific, ↑Pacific Ocean
Member Meronyms: ↑East Indian, ↑Malay, ↑Malayan
Part Meronyms: ↑Sunda Islands, ↑Borneo, ↑Kalimantan

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