Admiralty Islands

Admiralty Islands
geographical name islands W Pacific N of New Guinea in Bismarck Archipelago area 800 square miles (2080 square kilometers), population 30,160

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  • Admiralty Islands — group of small islands in the Bismarck Archipelago, in Papua New Guinea: c. 800 sq mi (2,072 sq km): also Admiralties …   English World dictionary

  • Admiralty Islands —   [ ædmərəlti aɪləndz], die Admiralitätsinseln …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Admiralty Islands — For the island in Alaska, see Admiralty Island. For other uses, see The Admiralty Islands. The Admiralty Islands are a group of 18 islands in the Bismarck Archipelago. These are also sometimes called the Manus Islands, named after the largest… …   Wikipedia

  • Admiralty Islands — a group of islands in the SW Pacific, N of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. 27,600; ab. 800 sq. mi. (2070 sq. km). * * * Island group (pop., 2000 est.: 41,748), Papua New Guinea. An extension of the Bismarck Archipelago comprising about 40… …   Universalium

  • Admiralty Islands — Ad′miralty Is′lands n. pl. geg a group of islands in the SW Pacific, N of New Guinea. 30,160; ab. 800 sq. mi. (2070 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Admiralty Islands — /ædmərəlti ˈaɪləndz/ (say admuhruhltee uyluhndz) plural noun a group of islands north east of New Guinea, forming part of the Bismarck Archipelago; the main part of the Manus province of PNG. 2072 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Admiralty Islands — noun a group of islands in the Bismarck Archipelago • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑Bismarck Archipelago …   Useful english dictionary

  • ADMIRALTY ISLANDS —    a group NE. of New Guinea, in the Pacific, which belong to Germany …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Admiralty Islands campaign — Admiralty Islands Part of World War II, Pacific War …   Wikipedia

  • Admiralty Islands campaign order of battle — This is the order of battle of Allied and Japanese forces during the Admiralty Islands campaign of 1944. Allied forcesThe Allied Task Force BREWER for the occupation of the Admiralty Islands consisted of: [Krueger, Walter, Report on BREWER… …   Wikipedia

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