Definition of Fiji islands
1. Noun. A group of more than 800 islands (100 inhabited) in the southwestern Pacific; larger islands (Viti Levu and Vanua Levu) are of volcanic origin surrounded by coral reefs; smaller islands are coral.
Terms within: Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Fiji, Republic Of Fiji
Group relationships: Melanesia
Generic synonyms: Island
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Literary usage of Fiji islands
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1872)
"Correspondence relative to the fiji islands. Presented to Parliament. ... Correspondence and Documents relating to the fiji islands, in so far as the same ..."
2. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1862)
"The fiji islands, their Commercial Resources, fyc. By Mr. BENSUSAN. 2. Remarks on the late Government Mission to the Fiji Island's. ..."
3. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1892)
"CHAPTER X. THE fiji islands. HIS large archipelago of the south equatorial zone is not even officially designated by the name given to it by the inhabitants ..."
4. The Popular Science Monthly (1893)
"Among the fiji islands (9 p.). C. Trotter, 84 : 644. Another side to the clothes question (Misc.), : 428. A. and ethnology (Table), 1 : 498. ..."
5. A Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British ...by British Museum Dept. of Printed Books, George Knottesford Fortescue by British Museum Dept. of Printed Books, George Knottesford Fortescue (1891)
"Anstruther, 1887. 8°. 12431. dd. 27. WOOD (W.) East Neuk of Fife. pp. 586. Edinb. 1887. 8°. 10370. cc. 29. FIGURES. Mathematical. See NUMBERS. fiji islands. ..."