Cook Islands
geographical name islands S Pacific SW of Society Islands; self-governing territory of New Zealand capital Avarua (on Rarotonga Island) area 92 square miles (238 square kilometers), population 17,614

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cook Islands — Kūki Āirani Cookinseln …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cook Islands — group of islands in the South Pacific, west of the Society Islands: a self governing territory associated with New Zealand: 113 sq mi (293 sq km); pop. 19,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Cook Islands — a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, northeast of New Zealand. It is a ↑territory of New Zealand but has its own government. Population: 20,611 (2001). Capital: Avarua …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cook Islands — For individual islands named Cook Island , see Cook Island (disambiguation). Cook Islands Kūki Āirani …   Wikipedia

  • Cook Islands — a group of islands in the S Pacific belonging to New Zealand. 21,317; 99 sq. mi. (256 sq. km). * * * Cook Islands Introduction Cook Islands Background: Named after Captain Cook, who sighted them in 1770, the islands became a British protectorate… …   Universalium

  • Cook Islands — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Cook Islands <p></p> Background: <p></p> Named after Captain COOK, who sighted them in 1770, the islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative …   The World Factbook

  • Cook Islands — Îles Cook Kūki Āirani (mi ck) Cook Islands (en) Îles Cook …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cook Islands — Cook′ Is′lands n. pl. geg a group of islands in the S Pacific belonging to New Zealand. 21,317; 99 sq. mi. (256 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Cook Islands — group of islands that are located in the south Pacific Ocean and are ruled autonomously under a loose association with New Zealand …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cook Islands — /kʊk ˈaɪləndz/ (say kook uyluhndz) plural noun a group of islands in the South Pacific, an internally self governing state in free association with NZ …   Australian English dictionary

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