Definition of Republic of maldives
1. Noun. A republic on the Maldive Islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1965.
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Group relationships: Maldive Islands, Maldives
Terms within: Male
Member holonyms: Maldivan, Maldivian
Lexicographical Neighbors of Republic Of Maldives
Literary usage of Republic of maldives
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Narcotics Control Strategy Report, 1995 by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"MALDIVES The Republic of Maldives, composed of 1100 islands in the Indian Ocean, ... The Government of the Republic of Maldives (GORM) fears, however, ..."
2. One Earth, One Future: Our Changing Global Environment by Cheryl Simon Silver, Ruth S. DeFries (1990)
"An extreme example is the Republic of Maldives, a nation of 1190 small islands, most of which are barely higher than 2 meters in elevation. ..."
3. Landmine Monitor Report 2003: Toward a Mine-free World : Executive Summary by Human Rights Watch (Organization), International Campaign to Ban Landmines (2003)
"MALDIVES The Republic of Maldives signed the Mine Ban Treaty on 1 October 1998, ratified it on 7 September 2000 and became a State Party on 1 March 2001. ..."