Austral Islands
geographical name islands S Pacific S of Tahiti belonging to France population 6509

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Austral Islands — Group of islands (pop., 1996: 6,563), southern French Polynesia. The southernmost part of French Polynesia (austral is Latin for south ), the islands form a chain about 850 mi (1,370 km) long. They were sighted by Capt. James Cook in 1769 and… …   Universalium

  • Austral Islands — noun a chain of small islands in French Polynesia • Syn: ↑Tubuai Islands • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑French Polynesia, ↑French Oceania …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Music of the Austral Islands — The Austral Islands are part of the territory of French Polynesia. The music of the islands is similar to the music of other Polynesian islands. The largest of the Austral Islands is Tubuai, which is known for its ancient, atonal singing style,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Tubuai (Austral Islands) — French commune|nomcommune=Tubuai région= Collectivités d outre mer département= French Polynesia arrondissement= canton= insee=98753 cp=98754 maire=Chantal Tahiata mandat= intercomm= longitude= 149.45 latitude= 23.38 alt moy= alt mini= alt… …   Wikipedia

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  • Austral — may refer to: *Austral Islands, the southernmost group of islands in French Polynesia *Austral language, the language of the Austral Islands *Austral, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney, Australia *Argentine austral, a former currency of… …   Wikipedia

  • Austral language — language name=Austral nativename= familycolor=Austronesian states=French Polynesia region=Austral Islands speakers=8,000 (1987) fam2=Malayo Polynesian(MP) fam3=Central Eastern MP fam4=Eastern MP fam5=Oceanic fam6=Central Eastern Oceanic… …   Wikipedia

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