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 (/ˌɑːrkiˈpɛləɡoʊ/ (listen) ARK-i-PEL-ə-goh), sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands...
- The Gulag Archipelago, a history and memoir of life in the Soviet Union's prison camp system (Russian: Архипелаг ГУЛАГ, Arkhipelag GULAG)Note 1 is a three-volume...
- The Lucayan Archipelago (named for the original native Lucayan people), also known as the Bahama Archipelago, is an island group comprising the Commonwealth...
- 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 Malay Archipelago (Cebuano: Kapupud-ang Malay, Malay: Ke****uan Melayu, Tagalog: Kapuluang Malay, Javanese: Nusantara) is the archipelago between mainland...
- The Dahlak Archipelago is an island group located in the Red Sea near M****awa, Eritrea. It consists of two large and 124 small islands. The pearl fisheries...
- The Stockholm Archipelago (Swedish: Stockholms skärgård) is the largest archipelago in Sweden, and the second-largest archipelago in the Baltic Sea (the...
- The Chagos Archipelago (/ˈtʃɑːɡəs, -ɡoʊs/) or Chagos Islands (formerly the B****as de Chagas, and later the Oil Islands) is a group of seven atolls comprising...
- The Bismarck Archipelago (German: Bismarck-Archipel, pronounced [bɪz.mɑɹk ˌaʁçiˈpeːl]) is a group of islands off the northeastern coast of New Guinea...
- The ****anese archipelago (****anese: 日本列島, Nihon rettō) is a group of 6,852 islands that form the country of ****an. It extends over 3,000 km (1,900 mi)...