ARCHIPEL`AGO

   originally the Ægean Sea, now the name of any similar sea interspersed with islands, or the group of islands included in it.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Alexander Archipelago — Alexan′der Archipel′ago n. geg an archipelago off the SE coast of Alaska …   From formal English to slang

  • Bismarck Archipelago — Bis′marck Archipel′ago n. geg a group of islands in Papua New Guinea, in the SW Pacific Ocean, including the Admiralty Islands, New Britain, New Ireland, and adjacent islands. ab. 23,000 sq. mi. (59,570 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Chagos Archipelago — Cha′gos Archipel′ago [[t]ˈtʃɑ goʊs, gəs[/t]] n. geg a group of islands in the British Indian Ocean Territory. ab. 75 sq. mi. (195 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Colón Archipelago — Colón′ Archipel′ago n. geg Galápagos Islands …   From formal English to slang

  • Malay Archipelago — Ma′lay Archipel′ago n. geg an extensive island group in the Indian and Pacific oceans, SE of Asia, including the Sunda Islands, the Moluccas, and the Philippines Also called Malaysia …   From formal English to slang

  • Sulu Archipelago — Su′lu Archipel′ago [[t]ˈsu lu[/t]] n. geg an island group in the SW Philippines, extending SW from Mindanao to Borneo. 555,239; 1086 sq. mi. (2813 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Tuamotu Archipelago — Tu•a•mo′tu Archipel′ago [[t]ˌtu əˈmoʊ tu[/t]] n. geg a group of islands in the S Pacific: in French Polynesia. 11,793; 332 sq. mi. (860 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

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  • ISO 3166-1 — est une des parties de la norme ISO 3166. Publiée pour la première fois en 1974 par l’ISO, elle attribue 3 codes pour les pays du monde : ISO 3166 1 alpha 2 : codes à deux lettres pour de nombreuses applications, notamment les domaines… …   Wikipédia en Français

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