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English definition of “The Maldives”

The Maldives

noun     /ðə ˈmɔːldiːvz/
a country consisting of a group of islands in southern AsiaCountry namesCountry and nationContinents and regions of the world
Maldivian     /mɔːlˈdɪviən/ adjective coming from or relating to The MaldivesNationalities Maldivian noun someone from The MaldivesNationalities
(Definition of The Maldives noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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