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archipelago

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  1. (noun) A large group of islands: the Philippine archipelago.
  2. (noun) A sea, such as the Aegean, containing a large number of scattered islands.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. This archipelago is one of our nations leading tourist attractions and you can find a lot to do in its capitol of Honolulu. - Five People Born on Cinco de Mayo | myFiveBest
  2. Â This archipelago is one of our nations leading tourist attractions and you can find a lot to do in its capitol of Honolulu. - Five Mysteries I Would Love To Solve | myFiveBest
  3. Indonesia, the world's largest archipelago, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic activity due to its location on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire - a series of fault lines stretching from the Western Hemisphere through Japan and Southeast Asia. - Indonesia Tsunami Kills 23, Scores Missing
  4. Indonesia, the world's largest archipelago, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic activity due to its location on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire. - Indonesian Earthquake Reaches 7.7-Magnitude
  5. The tiny archipelago is located between Taiwan and Okinawa in southern Japan, and is under Japanese control, though China and Taiwan also claim possession of the territory. - Captain's Release Sparks Furor in Japan

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