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noun as in island

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It’s part of the Seychelles, an archipelago off of East Africa.

Sohn builds impact with repetition, filling a section of floor with an archipelago of craggy tan islets.

Or, they may have island-hopped across ancient island archipelagos, which would eventually make up the present-day terrains of Southeast Asia and the Philippines.

Part of IJburg, an archipelago of six new islands built by city contractors, Beach Island was reclaimed from the waters with sand carried by boats run on low-emission fuel.

From Time

The nation also presents one of the toughest logistical challenges, with a population of some 273 million spread across the world’s largest archipelago.

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The flight path remained close to the Indonesian archipelago, well within what is the normal reach of air traffic control radar.

This windswept sheep-filled archipelago off the coast of Southern Patagonia remains an Argentine obsession.

The largest of an archipelago of islands, Santorini is the vestige of a single volcanic landmass that erupted around 1600 BC.

Power has withered at the center and devolved to an archipelago of fiefdoms where warlords rule without the burdens of governing.

There were three Dutch voyages to the Arctic archipelago in the 16th century.

The leaguers were now anxious to co-operate with the Americans in compelling the Spaniards to evacuate the Archipelago.

Dangerous situation of the brig among the islands of Buccaneer's Archipelago.

The supremacy of the United States must and will be enforced throughout every part of the Archipelago.

Taken as a whole Yloilo still remains one of the most charmless spots in the Archipelago.

Off the Buccaneer's Archipelago the tides are strong and rise to the height of thirty-six feet.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to archipelago, such as: enclave, isle, islet, peninsula, reef, and atoll.

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