adjective Date: 1841 of, relating to, or located in an archipelago

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  • archipelagic — adjective /ɑːkɪpəˈlædʒɪk/ Of or pertaining to an archipelago; of the nature of an archipelago. Indonesia is the worlds largest archipelagic state …   Wiktionary

  • archipelagic — adjective relating to or part of an archipelago an archipelagic war • Pertains to noun: ↑archipelago • Derivationally related forms: ↑archipelago …   Useful english dictionary

  • archipelagic — See archipelago. * * * …   Universalium

  • archipelagic — ar·chi·pe·lag·ic …   English syllables

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  • archipelago — archipelagic /ahr keuh peuh laj ik/, archipelagian /ahr keuh peuh lay jee euhn, jeuhn/, adj. /ahr keuh pel euh goh /, n., pl. archipelagos, archipelagoes. 1. a large group or chain of islands: the Malay Archipelago. 2. any large body of water… …   Universalium

  • United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea — For maritime law in general, see Admiralty law. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea Logo of the Convention Signed December 10, 1982 Location Montego Bay, Jamaica Effective November 16, 1994[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Southeast Asia — Southeast Asian. the countries and land area of Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. * * * Vast region of Asia lying east of the Indian subcontinent and south of China. It includes …   Universalium

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