Definition of Gilbert and Ellice Islands

1. Noun. A former British possession in Micronesia.

Generic synonyms: Possession
Group relationships: Federated States Of Micronesia, Micronesia, Tt



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gilbert And Ellice Islands

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Gil-Vernet operation
Gila
Gila Desert
Gila River
Gila monster
Gila monsters
Gilaki
Gilbert
Gilbert's syndrome
Gilbert Charles Stuart
Gilbert Islands
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Gilbert Murray
Gilbert Stuart
Gilbert and Ellice Islands (current term)
Gilbert and Sullivan
Gilbertese
Gilbertian
Gilchrist's disease
Gilchrist's mycosis
Gilead
Giles
Giles Lytton Strachey
Gilgal
Gilgamesh
Gilgamish
Gilgit
Gilham

Literary usage of Gilbert and Ellice Islands

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1. Hazell's Annual edited by Watson and Viney (1910)
"Resident Deputy Commissioner, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, W. Teller Campbell ... Gilbert and Ellice Islands. The Gilbert Islands have an area of 166 sq. m., ..."

2. Hazell's Annual edited by Watson and Viney (1907)
"Resident Deputy Commissioner, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, ... Gilbert and Ellice Islands. The Gilbert Islands have an area of 166 sq. m., the Ellice Islands ..."

3. Hazell's Annual edited by Watson and Viney (1908)
"Gilbert and Ellice Islands, W. Telfer Campbell, Esq.— Resident Deputy Commissioner, hew Hebrides, Capt. EG Rason, RN Fanning Island. Area 15 so. m.; pop. ..."

4. The Development of the British Empire by Howard Robinson (1922)
"During the nineties Great Britain took possession of the Solomon, Gilbert, and Ellice Islands. The British Solomon Islands (to be distinguished from the ..."

5. Hazell's Annual edited by Watson and Viney (1906)
"Solomon Islands, CM Deputy Commissioner, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, W. Telfer Campbell, Esq.—Resident Deputy Commissioner. A'ew Hebrides, Capt. ..."

6. Hazell's Annual edited by Watson and Viney (1911)
"Resident Deputy Commissioner, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, W. Telfer Campbell. —Resident Deputy Commissioner, New Hebrides, M. King. Fanning; Island. ..."

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