Definition of Maldives in English:

Maldives

(also Maldive Islands)

proper noun

  • A country that consists of a chain of coral islands in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Sri Lanka; population 364,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Male; official language, Maldivian.

Pronunciation

Maldives

/ˈmɑlˌdivz//ˈmälˌdēvz/