Definition of Galapagos

1. Noun. A group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life.

Exact synonyms: Galapagos Islands
Group relationships: Ecuador, Republic Of Ecuador
Generic synonyms: Island

Definition of Galapagos

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Galápagos) ¹

2. Proper noun. The Galápagos Islands ¹

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Definition of Galapagos

1. galapago [n] - See also: galapago

Galapagos Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galapagos

Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus
Gaius Octavianus
Gaius Petronius
Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus
Gaius Plinius Secundus
Gaius Valerius Catullus
GalNAc beta1-4 GlcNAc-R beta1-3-galactosyltransferase
Galant's reflex
Galapagos Islands
Galapagos penguin
Galapagos penguins
Galax urceolata

Literary usage of Galapagos

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

1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1920)
"The Butterflies and Hawk-Moths of the galapagos Islands. ... The snakes of the galapagos Islands. By (Issued October 7, 1911) 50 John Van Denburgh. ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1880)
"A VISIT TO THE galapagos ISLANDS IN 1880. and west of the group, the latter being the coolest. FitzRoy, in the Beagle, found even a greater difference. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1874)
"XI. " Description of the Living and Extinct Races of Gigantic Land-Tortoises.—Parts I. and II. Introduction, and the Tortoises of the galapagos Islands/' By ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"In December, 1890, I wrote a paper,1 " On the origin of the galapagos Islands," which was published in the AMERICAN NATURALIST of March and April, 1891, ..."

5. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1919)
"A Botanical Survey of the galapagos Islands. Van Denburgh. ... The Snakes of the galapagos Islands. By John Van Denburgh. Plates xxn-xxx. ..."

6. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1890)
"CHAPTER XVII galapagos ARCHIPELAGO ^¥ The whole group volcanic—Number of craters—Leafless bushes—Colony at Charles Island—James Island — Salt-lake in ..."

7. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1909)
"The present collection is the second largest ever made on the galapagos archipelago. ... In 1887-88 the Albatross visited the galapagos, and Marx (Proc. ..."

8. Philosophy and Theology: Being the First Edinburgh University Gifford Lectures by James Hutchison Stirling (1890)
"... external conditions to the galapagos— Kant—The galapagos rat and mouse—New beings ... the pygmies — Divergent species at home— The galapagos but the Mr. ..."

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