archipelago


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a group of many islands in a large body of water

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He had originally been a petty eri, or chief; but, being of an intrepid and aspiring nature, he had risen in rank, and, availing himself of the superior advantages now afforded in navigation, had brought the whole archipelago in subjection to his arms.
From Smyrna towards the Holy Land the course will lay through the Grecian Archipelago, close by the Isle of Patmos, along the coast of Asia, ancient Pamphylia, and the Isle of Cyprus.
As soon as I've got through my hospital appointments I shall get a ship; I want to go to the East--the Malay Archipelago, Siam, China, and all that sort of thing--and then I shall take odd jobs.
And if there are no openings there we'll go on to the Bismarck Archipelago.
The old navigators called the Paumotus the Dangerous Archipelago," McCoy said, when they had regained the poop.
The salmon boat had long since passed from sight behind a little archipelago known as the Marin Islands, so no help could be looked for from that quarter.
To him it was a Grecian archipelago that he saw on the map.
Wallace, who is now studying the natural history of the Malay archipelago, has arrived at almost exactly the same general conclusions that I have on the origin of species.
The Flora of the Galapagos Archipelago is the subject of a separate memoir by him, in the 'Linnean Transactions.
My next effort in short-story writing was a departure--I mean a departure from the Malay Archipelago.
In that story I had not gone back to the Archipelago, I had only turned for another look at it.
His alms-giving, I have heard, was most exten- sive, covering almost the whole Archipelago.
He was supposed to know more about remote and im- perfectly charted parts of the Archipelago than any man living.
22 (Saba) A' A security source at Socotra Archipelago denied Saturday rumors revealed in media claiming that a ship loaded with weapons has been seized in the archipelago.
In a bid to refinance debt and boost balance sheet, Indonesia-focused Archipelago Resources announced it has inked an agreement with two banks to offer up to US$160 million in funding.