- a chain of coral reefs and sandbanks connecting Ceylon with India.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. James Wood. 1907.
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Adam's Bridge — (Tamil: ta. ஆதாம் பாலம் transl|ta|āthām pālam ), also known as Rama s Bridge or Ram Setu (Tamil: ta. இராமர் பாலம் transl|ta|irāmar pālam , Sanskrit: sa. रामसेतु IAST|rāmasetu ) [also spelled Rama Setu , Ram Sethu , Ramasethu and variants.] , is a … Wikipedia
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Adam's Bridge — geographical name chain of shoals 30 miles (48 kilometers) long between Sri Lanka & SE India … New Collegiate Dictionary
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