a group of islands in the SW Pacific, N of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. About 800 sq. mi. (2070 sq. km).
Mr. Mosely describes the same method of ornamenting the body as he observed it amongst the men of the Admiralty Islands.
The Solomon Islands and Their Natives H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy
Only one other subspecies, from the Admiralty Islands, is known.
Systematics of Megachiropteran Bats in the Solomon Islands Carleton J. Phillips
He named them Admiralty Islands, and after two attacks, found himself forced to employ fire-arms to repulse the natives.
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne
a group of about 40 volcanic and coral islands in the SW Pacific, part of Papua New Guinea, in the Bismarck Archipelago: main island: Manus. Pop (whole province): 43 589 (2000). Area: about 2000 sq km (800 sq miles) Also called Admiralties
- Admiralty law
. Historical Examples (e) admiralty law may be defined as in one sense the law of the sea. International Law George Grafton Wilson and George Fox Tucker In admiralty law, opposed to ignorance, and the want of which is liable to heavy penalty. The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth Commeatus, in admiralty law, is a […]
- Admiralty mile
. noun another name for nautical mile
- Admiralty range
a mountain range in Antarctica, NW of the Ross Sea. noun a mountain range in Antarctica, on the coast of Victoria Land, northwest of the Ross Sea
a person who manages or has a talent for managing. Law. a person appointed by a court to take charge of the estate of a decedent, but not appointed in the decedent’s will. Also called Informal, admin. Computers. a person who manages and supports a computer system or network, as in a business or other […]