from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A group of islands in the eastern part of the Bay of Bengal south of Myanmar (Burma). They are separated from the Malay Peninsula by the Andaman Sea, an arm of the Bay of Bengal, and are part of the union territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands belonging to India.
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- proper n. A group of islands in the Bay of Bengal.
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This method of kneading and stretching the child is well described in a paper on the inhabitants of the Andaman Islands (Zeitschft. für Ethnologie, 1877, p. 51).
Pygmies of the Northern Congo, the Australians, and the natives of the Andaman Islands entertain very noble conceptions of the Supreme