Nicobar Islands

Nicobar Islands, a group of picturesque islands in the Indian Ocean, S. of the Andaman Islands and midway between Ceylon and the Malay Peninsula; 14 of the 20 islands are inhabited, chiefly by indigenous Indians and Malays; after being in the hands of Denmark for upwards of 100 years, they were annexed by Britain in 1869; trade is carried on with India in cocoa-nuts, ambergris, tortoise-shell, &c.

Population (circa 1900) given as 7,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Nicholson, John * Nicolaitans
Nibelungen Lied
Nicaragua
Nice
Nice
Nicene Creed
Nicholas
Nicholas, St.
Nicholas I.
Nicholas II.
Nicholson, John
Nicobar Islands
Nicolaitans
Nicole, Pierre
Nicotine
Niebuhr, Barthold Georg
Niebuhr, Karsten
Niel, Adolphe
Niepee, Joseph Nicéphore
Niflheim
Niger
Nightingale, Florence