Definition of Archipelago. Meaning of Archipelago. Synonyms of Archipelago

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Definition of Archipelago

Archipelago
Archipelago Ar`chi*pel"a*go, n.; pl. -goes or -gos. [It. arcipelago, properly, chief sea; Gr. pref ? + ? sea, perh. akin to ? blow, and expressing the beating of the waves. See Plague.] 1. The Grecian Archipelago, or [AE]gean Sea, separating Greece from Asia Minor. It is studded with a vast number of small islands. 2. Hence: Any sea or broad sheet of water interspersed with many islands or with a group of islands.

Meaning of Archipelago from wikipedia

- An archipelago (/ˌɑːrkɪˈpɛləɡoʊ/ (listen) ARK-ih-PEL-ə-goh), sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands...
- throughout the islands. In prehistoric times, Negritos were some of the archipelago's earliest inhabitants. They were followed by successive waves of Austronesian...
- prior to 1925 known by its Dutch name Spitsbergen) is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Situated north of mainland Europe, it is about midway...
- The Archipelago is a township in central Ontario, Canada, along the Georgian Bay in the District of Parry Sound. The muni****lity consists of two non-contiguous...
- The Hawaiian Islands (Hawaiian: Mokupuni o Hawai‘i) are an archipelago of eight major islands, several atolls, numerous smaller islets, and seamounts...
- The archipelago of Gothenburg (Swedish: Göteborgs skärgård) comprises northern and southern archipelagoes. The southern archipelago is part of Gothenburg...
- The Gulag Archipelago (Russian: Архипела́г ГУЛА́Г, Arkhipelág GULÁG) is a three-volume, non-fiction text written between 1958 and 1968 by Russian writer...
- though, as islands off the coast of France, they do not form part of the archipelago. The oldest rocks in the group are in the north west of Scotland, Ireland...
- Caribbean in its narrowest definition). When combined with the Lucayan Archipelago, all three are known as the West Indies. The islands of the Lesser Antilles...
- pronunciation: [laz ˈihlah ɣaˈlapaɣoh]), part of the Republic of Ecuador, are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed on either side of the equator in the...
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