Caroline Islands

Caroline Islands
geographical name islands W Pacific Ocean comprising Palau & the Federated States of Micronesia; formerly part of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Caroline Islands — • A group of about 500 small coral islands, east of the Philippines, in the Pacific Ocean Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Caroline Islands     Caroline Islands      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Caroline Islands — [kar′ə līn΄, kar′əlin] archipelago in the W Pacific: in 1979, four of its five districts gained internal self government as the Federated States of Micronesia, but remained a part of the PACIFIC ISLANDS Trust Territory of the until 1990 …   English World dictionary

  • Caroline Islands — For the island in Kiribati (Southern Line Islands), see Caroline Island. Coordinates: 06°03′N 147°05′E / 6.05°N 147.083°E / 6.05; 147.0 …   Wikipedia

  • Caroline Islands — Die Karolinen (engl.: Caroline Islands) sind ein im Inselgebiet von Mikronesien gelegener Archipel im westlichsten Teil des Pazifischen Ozeans. Die Inseln und Inselgruppen der Karolinen liegen weit verstreut zwischen den Philippinen im Westen und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Caroline Islands — a group of more than 500 islands in the Pacific, E of the Philippines: formerly a Japanese mandate; now under U.S. trusteeship. 525 sq. mi. (1360 sq. km). * * * Archipelago (pop., 2000 est.: 137,200), western Pacific Ocean. Lying south of the… …   Universalium

  • CAROLINE ISLANDS —    (36), a stretch of lagoon islands, 2000 m. from E. to W., belonging to Spain, N. of New Guinea and E. of the Philippine Islands; once divided into eastern, western, and central; the soil of the western is fertile, and there is plenty of fish… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Caroline Islands — n. group of about 600 islands in the Pacific …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Caroline Islands — Car′oline Is′lands n. pl. geg a group of islands in the W Pacific, E of the Philippines: comprises the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau …   From formal English to slang

  • Caroline Islands — /kærəlaɪn ˈaɪləndz/ (say karuhluyn uyluhndz) plural noun an archipelago consisting of over 600 islands in the Pacific, east of the Philippines. See Micronesia (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Caroline Islands — noun a long archipelago of more than 500 islands in Micronesia to the east of the Philippines • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑Micronesia, ↑Federated States of Micronesia, ↑TT …   Useful english dictionary

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