Definition of New hebrides
1. Noun. A volcanic island republic in Melanesia; independent since 1980.
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Group relationships: Melanesia
Terms within: Capital Of Vanuatu, Port Vila, Vila
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Literary usage of New hebrides
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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"The Australian governments protested against allowing France to acquire possession of the new hebrides. New South Wales declined to join in the protest, ..."
2. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"ANGLO-FRENCH CONVENTION RESPECTING THE new hebrides When the Anglo-French agreement of April 8 ... The question of the new hebrides is one of long standing. ..."
3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1872)
"The new hebrides and Santa Ci~uz Groups, South-West Pacific. ... and new hebrides groups, some of which had never been previously touched at by a man-of-war ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Fiji, New Caledonia, new hebrides and Solomon groups. The general laws regulating winds, tides and currents suffer fewer modifications in the Pacific than ..."
5. Missionary Review of the World (1898)
"S. & P., FUTUNA, new hebrides. Missionary of the Free Church of Scotland. ... The new hebrides stretch NNW for 400 miles, from lat. 20° 10' to 14° 29' S., ..."