Definition of British Indian Ocean Territory in English:

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British Indian Ocean Territory

A British overseas territory in the Indian Ocean that consists of the islands of the Chagos Archipelago and (until 1976) some other groups that now belong to the Seychelles. Ceded to Britain by France in 1814, the islands became a separate dependency in 1965.

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Syllabification: Brit·ish In·di·an O·cean Ter·ri·to·ry

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