Ilminster, a market-town of Somerset, on the Isle, 11 miles SE. of Taunton. Pop. 2300.
Il Obeid. See Obeid.
Ilori, or Illorin, capital of a territory in Nigeria, and an important commercial centre, stands at an elevation of 1300 feet, 160 miles NNE. of Lagos on the coast, and 50 SW. of the Niger. Once an independent Yoruba state, it became subject to Sokoto, and so came into the sphere of the Niger Company ; since 1897 it gives name to a province of (British) Northern Nigeria.
Ilsley, East, a Berkshire market-town, amid bleak downs, 9 miles N. of Newbury and 6 1/2 S. of Didcot. Its sheep-markets count among the most important in the kingdom. Pop. 519. Archbishop de Dominis was rector of West Ilsley, 2 miles north-west. Pop. 376.
Imbros, a Turkish island of the Aegean Sea, 14 miles NE. of Lemnos, and 14 W. of the mouth of the Dardanelles. Area, 98 sq. m. ; pop. 9000, mostly of Greek descent. It attains 1959 feet above sea-level. The chief village, Kastro, on the north coast, occupies the site of the ancient town of Imbros.
Imeritia. See Caucasus.
I'mola (anc. Forum Cornelii), a picturesque town of Italy, on an islet formed by the river Santerno (Vatremis), 22 miles SE. of Bologna by rail. Its cathedral has been spoiled by modern restoration. Pop. 12,500.
Imphail. the native name of Manipur (q.v.).
Inaccessible Island. See Tristan da Cunha.
Inagua. See Bahamas.
Inchaffray, a ruined Augustinian abbey (1200) Of Perthshire, 6 1/2 miles E. by N. of Crielf.
Inchcapo. See Bell Rock.
Inchgarvie. See Forth Bridge.
Inchmahome. See Menteith.
Indo-China, the eastern of the two great Asiatic peninsulas which extend southwards into the Indian Ocean, sometimes called Further India. It is washed on the east by the Gulfs of Tongking and Siam and the Chinese Sea, and on the west by the Bay of Bengal. For its various states see Annam, Burma, Cambodia, Cochin-China, Malacca, Siam, and Tonquin. - The term Indonesia is sometimes used for the Indian Archipelago, the islands to the SE. of Asia.