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English noun: Maldives

1. Maldives (location) a republic on the Maldive Islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1965

SynonymsRepublic of Maldives

Instance hypernymcountry, land, state

Part holonymMale

Part meronymMaldive Islands, Maldives

Member holonymMaldivan, Maldivian

2. Maldives (location) a group of about 1,200 small coral islands (about 220 inhabited) in the Indian ocean

SynonymsMaldive Islands

Instance hypernymisland

Part holonymMaldives, Republic of Maldives

Part meronymIndian Ocean

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