Bengal, Bay of

Bengal, Bay of
geographical name arm of the Indian Ocean between India & Sri Lanka on the W & Myanmar & Malay Peninsula on the E

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  • Bengal,Bay of — Bengal, Bay of An arm of the Indian Ocean bordered by Sri Lanka and India on the west, Bangladesh on the north, and Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand on the east. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bengal, Bay of — Part of the Indian Ocean. Occupying about 839,000 sq mi (2,172,000 sq km), it is bordered by Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and the northern Malay Peninsula. It is about 1,000 mi (1,600 km) wide, with an average depth of more than 8,500… …   Universalium

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  • Bengal — /ben gawl , gahl , beng ; ben geuhl, beng /, n. 1. a former province in NE India, now divided between India and Bangladesh. Cf. East Bengal, West Bengal. 2. Bay of, a part of the Indian Ocean between India and Burma (Myanmar). 3. a raw silk from… …   Universalium

  • bay — bay1 /bay/, n. 1. a body of water forming an indentation of the shoreline, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf. 2. South Atlantic States. an arm of a swamp. 3. a recess of land, partly surrounded by hills. 4. an arm of a prairie or swamp,… …   Universalium

  • Bengal Presidency — British Empire …   Wikipedia

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  • Bengal — (Bengali: বঙ্গ Bôngo , বাংলা Bangla , বঙ্গদেশ Bôngodesh or বাংলাদেশ Bangladesh ), is a historical and geographical region in the northeast of South Asia. Today it is mainly divided between the independent nation of Bangladesh (previously East… …   Wikipedia

  • Bengal (disambiguation) — Bengal is a region in South Asia. Bengal can also mean:*Bengal Province *Bengal Presidency * Bengal (cat) * Bengal tiger * a member of the Cincinnati Bengals, an American football franchise * a nickname for the Detroit Tigers *Bengal match, a… …   Wikipedia

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