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Admiralty islands

a group of islands in the SW Pacific, N of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. About 800 sq. mi. (2070 sq. km).
Historical Examples

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

plural noun
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


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