an Australian island in the Indian Ocean, about 190 miles (300 km) S of Java. 52 sq. mi. (135 sq. km).
one of the Line Islands, in Kiribati (Gilbert Islands), in the central Pacific; sovereignty disputed by U.S.: largest atoll in the Pacific; former U.S. test center for nuclear warheads. About 220 sq. mi. (575 sq. km).
the former name (until 1981) of Kiritimati
an island in the Indian Ocean, south of Java: administered by Singapore (1900–58), now by Australia; phosphate mining. Pop: 1496 (2013 est). Area: 135 sq km (52 sq miles)
- Christmas melon
noun a member of the muskmelon family with yellow and green skin, similar flavor to honeydew melon, and a long shelf life; also called [Santa Claus melon] Word Origin named for its peak season in December Usage Note cooking
- Christmas ornament
noun 1. the usual US name for a bauble (sense 2)
noun 1. (def 5). [pan-tuh-mahym] /ˈpæn təˌmaɪm/ noun 1. the art or technique of conveying emotions, actions, feelings, etc., by gestures without speech. 2. a play or entertainment in which the performers express themselves mutely by gestures, often to the accompaniment of music. 3. significant gesture without speech. 4. an actor in dumb show, as […]
noun 1. . noun 1. (Brit) a rich steamed pudding containing suet, dried fruit, spices, brandy, etc, served at Christmas Also called plum pudding