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Indian Ocean

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noun

  1. an ocean bordered by Africa in the west, Asia in the north, and Australia in the east and merging with the Antarctic Ocean in the south. Average depth: 3900 m (13 000 ft). Greatest depth (off the Sunda Islands): 7450 m (24 442 ft). In December 2004 a major undersea earthquake off Sumatra triggered a tsunami which affected large areas of the ocean as far away as east Africa, and killed an estimated 226 435 people. Area: about 73 556 000 sq km (28 400 000 sq miles)

Translations for 'Indian Ocean'

  • British English: Indian OceanPronunciation for Indian Ocean The Indian Ocean is an ocean bordered by Africa in the west, Asia in the north, and Australia in the east, and merging with the Antarctic Ocean in the south.ˈɪndɪən ˈəʊʃən NOUN
  • Arabic: الـمُحِيطُ الهِنْدِيPronunciation for الـمُحِيطُ الهِنْدِي
  • Brazilian Portuguese: Oceano ÍndicoPronunciation for Oceano Índico
  • Chinese: 印度洋Pronunciation for 印度洋
  • Croatian: Indijski oceanPronunciation for Indijski ocean
  • Czech: Indický oceánPronunciation for Indický oceán
  • Danish: Det Indiske OceanPronunciation for Det Indiske Ocean
  • Dutch: Indische OceaanPronunciation for Indische Oceaan
  • European Spanish: océano ÍndicoPronunciation for océano Índico
  • Finnish: Intian valtameriPronunciation for Intian valtameri
  • French: Océan IndienPronunciation for Océan Indien
  • German: Indischer OzeanPronunciation for Indischer Ozean
  • Greek: Ινδικός ΩκεανόςPronunciation for Ινδικός Ωκεανός
  • Italian: Oceano IndianoPronunciation for Oceano Indiano
  • Japanese: インド洋Pronunciation for インド洋
  • Korean: 인도해Pronunciation for 인도해
  • Norwegian: Det indiske havPronunciation for Det indiske hav
  • Polish: Ocean IndyjskiPronunciation for Ocean Indyjski
  • Portuguese: Oceano ÍndicoPronunciation for Oceano Índico
  • Romanian: Oceanul Indian
  • Russian: Индийский океанPronunciation for Индийский океан
  • Spanish: océano ÍndicoPronunciation for océano Índico
  • Swedish: Indiska oceanenPronunciation for Indiska oceanen
  • Thai: มหาสมุทรอินเดียPronunciation for มหาสมุทรอินเดีย
  • Turkish: Hint OkyanusuPronunciation for Hint Okyanusu
  • Ukrainian: Індійський океан
  • Vietnamese: Ấn Độ DươngPronunciation for Ấn Độ Dương

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