Definition of Ellice Islands

1. Noun. A group of coral islands in Micronesia to the southwest of Hawaii.

Exact synonyms: Tuvalu
Group relationships: Federated States Of Micronesia, Micronesia, Tt
Terms within: Tuvalu
Generic synonyms: Archipelago



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ellice Islands

Elkanah
Elkasaite
Elkasaites
Elkinsias
Elks
Ella
Ella Fitzgerald
Ellas
Ellen
Ellen Price Wood
Ellery
Ellesmere Island
Elli
Elliana
Ellice Islands (current term)
Ellie
Ellingham
Ellington
Elliniko
Ellinikon
Ellinor
Elliot
Elliot's operation
Elliot's position
Elliott
Elliott's goldenrod
Elliott's law
Elliott wave
Elliott waves

Literary usage of Ellice Islands

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"In the Ellice Islands the people domesticate frigate-birds. Large numbers of these pets may be seen about the villages. ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"The Fiji, Tonga and Samoa Islands have in common one species of Camponotus and one of Cardiocondyla (also found in India); the Samoa, Tonga, Ellice Islands ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Ellice Islands: These islands, under British control, are situated 176°-180° east longitude and 5° to 11° south latitude. The area is about fifteen square ..."

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