from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A state of west-central India on the Malabar Coast. Formerly a Portuguese colony (1510-1961), it was annexed by India in 1962 and formed a constituent part of the union territory of Goa, Daman, and Diu until 1987.

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  • proper n. State in western India which has Panaji as its capital.
  • n. A form of trance music that originated during the late 1980s in Goa, India (also Goa trance).


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