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synonyms for islands

  • archipelago
  • enclave
  • isle
  • islet
  • peninsula
  • reef
  • atoll
  • bar
  • cay
  • haven
  • key
  • refuge
  • retreat
  • sanctuary
  • shelter
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Among the Japanese who are in the islands there are more than one thousand five hundred Christians.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
In Cuba its culture commenced in 1580, and from this and the other islands large quantities were shipped to Europe.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
And thou didst multiply riddles in parables: thy name went abroad to the islands far off, and thou wast beloved in thy peace.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
That, in the light of present conditions, is the most important thing for the necessary maintenance and defense of these islands.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
During most seasons of the year the voyage from Macazar to the islands of Panay and the Pintados, or to this island, can be made.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Islands are so numerous that the whole shore is cut up by a confused procession of them, as it were.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The first pipes used in the British Islands were made of silver while 'ordinary ones' were made of a walnut shell and a straw.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
A wild buffalo is a terrible thing; he is most to be dreaded of any creature in the islands.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
The number of souls of Indian natives ministered to in the Filipinas Islands.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
He shall not be sad, nor troublesome, till he set judgment in the earth, and the islands shall wait for his law.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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