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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 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 الهِنْدِي
  • Brazilian Portuguese: Oceano Índico
  • Chinese: 印度洋
  • Croatian: Indijski ocean
  • Czech: Indický oceán
  • Danish: Det Indiske Ocean
  • Dutch: Indische Oceaan
  • European Spanish: océano Índico
  • Finnish: Intian valtameri
  • French: Océan Indien
  • German: Indischer Ozean
  • Greek: Ινδικός Ωκεανός
  • Italian: Oceano Indiano
  • Japanese: インド洋
  • Korean: 인도해
  • Norwegian: Det indiske hav
  • Polish: Ocean Indyjski
  • Portuguese: Oceano Índico
  • Romanian: Oceanul Indian
  • Russian: Индийский океан
  • Spanish: océano Índico
  • Swedish: Indiska oceanen
  • Thai: มหาสมุทรอินเดีย
  • Turkish: Hint Okyanusu
  • Ukrainian: Індійський океан
  • Vietnamese: Ấn Độ Dương

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