Definition of Friendly islands

1. Noun. A monarchy on a Polynesian archipelago in the South Pacific; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1970.

Exact synonyms: Kingdom Of Tonga, Tonga
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Group relationships: Polynesia
Member holonyms: Tongan
Derivative terms: Tongan

Definition of Friendly islands

1. Proper noun. The kingdom of Tonga ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Friendly Islands

Friedrich Froebel
Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock
Friedrich Hebbel
Friedrich Krupp
Friedrich Max Muller
Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel
Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Friend disease
Friend helper virus
Friend leukaemia virus
Friend murine erythroleukaemia cell
Friend murine leukaemia virus
Friend spleen focus forming virus
Friendly Islands
Frigid Zone
Fringilla coelebs
Fringilla montifringilla

Literary usage of Friendly islands

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of the Royal Geographic Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1852)
"Brief Geographical Sketch of the friendly islands, with an Account of the Visit of ... THE friendly islands.—The Friendly or Tonga Islands consist of three ..."

2. The Library of American Biography by Jared Sparks (1851)
"Departs from New Zealand, and visits newly discovered Islands. — Arrival at the friendly islands. ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1855)
"This account of Tonga and the friendly islands professes to be " written for young people." The " Sketch of their Mission History " occupies more than half ..."

4. The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Rudolph Erich Raspe, Thomas Seccombe, William Strang, J. B. Clark (1895)
"... and generously gives him his life — Arrives at the friendly islands, and discourses with Omai—The Baron, with all his attendants, goes from Otaheite to ..."

5. The Parliamentary Debatesby Great Britain Parliament by Great Britain Parliament (1902)
"Western Pacific (friendly islands). No. 2849. Corea. No. 2850. China (Foochow). PUBLIC RECORDS (IRELAND). Thirty-fourth Report of the Deputy Keeper of the ..."

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