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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Punch was first made by the English at Nemle, near Goa, where they have the _Nepa die Goa_, commonly called arrack.
One of our favorite World Hoop Day stories comes to us from the Goa Marriott Resort in Goa, India.
Goa is a Human Rights lawyer arressted defeding house churches.
To express its displeasure with the Indian action in Goa, the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee attempted, over the objections of President John F. Kennedy, to cut the 1962 foreign aid appropriation to India by 25 percent.
The incident follows the murder of 15-year-old British tourist Scarlett Keeling, who was allegedly raped and left for dead by two local men in Goa in February.
However the old Goa is still there, but an outsider has to work a little to discover and get into it.
An example of this being taking a holiday in Goa immediately after the festival without informing any of the staff.
Goa is wonderful, when you get used to it, but walk along the strip from Candolim to Calangute and you are offered the same tourist tack as in Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaipur etc.
He is based in Goa, and his cartoons and line drawings are infused with the joy and spirit of the people of Goa.
Last time I visited Goa, my dear childhood friend Chinu (who lives and works in Goa, the lucky lucky thing) gifted me a set of these place mats.
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