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East Indies

(Encyclopedia)East Indies, name formerly used for the Malay Archipelago, but also more restrictively for Indonesia and more widely to include SE Asia. It once referred chiefly to India. ...

Indies

(Encyclopedia)Indies: see East Indies; West Indies. ...

West Indies

(Encyclopedia)CE5 West Indies, archipelago, between North and South America, curving c.2,500 mi (4,020 km) from Florida to the coast of Venezuela and separating the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico from the ...

East Timor

(Encyclopedia)East Timor –lĕshˈtā , Tetum Timor Lorosae, republic, officially Democratic Republic of Ti...

Danish West Indies

(Encyclopedia)Danish West Indies: see Virgin Islands of the United States. ...

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