place - Portugese colony in India, held from the 1500s until the mid-1960s.
Resort-state renowned for its beaches,temples, churches and old homes
a state of southwestern India; a former Portuguese colony
Portuguese factory or fortified trade town located on western India coast, 16th century ff.; sites for forcible entry into Asian sea trade network. (p. 667)
An Indian state on the western coast known for its pristine beaches.
Goa (Konkani: à¤—à¥‹à¤‚à¤¯ goá¹ƒya; Marathi: à¤—à¥‹à¤µà¤¾ govÄ; Portuguese: Goa) is India's smallest state in terms of area and the fourth smallest in terms of population (after Sikkim, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh). It is located on the west coast of India, in the region known as the Konkan, and is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to the north, Karnataka to the east and south and the Arabian Sea binds it to the west. Panaji (Panjim) is the state's capital, and Vasco-da-Gama (Vasco) its largest city.