(Brit, history) the financial crash that occurred in 1720 after the South Sea Company had taken over the national debt in return for a monopoly of trade with the South Seas, causing feverish speculation in their stocks
plural noun 1. the islands in the S Pacific Ocean. South Sea Islands plural noun 1. the islands in the S Pacific that constitute Oceania South Sea Islands definition The islands in the South Seas.
plural noun 1. the seas south of the equator. plural noun 1. the seas south of the equator South Seas definition The central, southern, and southwestern portions of the Pacific Ocean.
plural noun 1. a group of islands in the British Antarctic Territory, N of the Antarctic Peninsula: formerly a dependency of the Falkland Islands; claimed by Argentina and Chile. South Shetland Islands plural noun 1. a group of uninhabited islands in the S Atlantic, north of the Antarctic Peninsula: formerly a dependency of the Falkland […]
noun 1. a seaport in Tyne and Wear, in NE England, at the mouth of the Tyne River. South Shields noun 1. a port in NE England, in South Tyneside unitary authority, Tyne and Wear, on the Tyne estuary opposite North Shields. Pop: 82 854 (2001)