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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Malay Archipelago, East Indies, East India(noun)

    a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia


  1. East Indies(ProperNoun)

    Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia, but also including India, Indochina, Malaya and the Malay Archipelago.


  1. East Indies

    The East Indies is an ornamental breed of domestic duck. Despite the breed's name, it was not developed in Southeast Asia, but rather in the United States in the 19th century. Sometimes called the Black East Indies, it is best known for its striking appearance: very dark, lustrous green plumage and black bills. Females may sometimes develop white feathers as they age. A bantam breed weighing around 1-2 pounds, East Indies are largely kept by fanciers for exhibition purposes. Being small in size, they are relatively good fliers. Admitted to American Poultry Association's Standard of Perfection in 1874, East Indies are popular among breeders. They are generally shyer and quieter than Call Ducks.

Anagrams for east indies »

  1. dessiatine

  2. adenitises


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of east indies in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of east indies in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tony Illman:

    After much digging, we were able to make out the date, the coordinates, the ship’s name and direction of the voyage (Cardiff in Wales to Makassar in the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia), it was clearly very exciting but we needed a lot more information. We wanted to know if what we had found was historically significant or a very inventive hoax.

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