Corn Islands
geographical name two small islands Nicaragua in the Caribbean

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  • Corn Islands — Spanish Islas del Maíz Two small islands, Caribbean Sea. Known as Great Corn and Little Corn, they lie about 40 mi (64 km) off the coast of Nicaragua and were leased to the U.S. by Nicaragua for use as a naval base (1916–71). The islands produce… …   Universalium

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  • Corn Islands — ingl. Maíz, Islas del sp …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Corn (disambiguation) — Corn is the name used in the United States, Canada, and Australia for the grain maize. In much of the world, the term corn is a generic term for local cereal crops, such as Barley Oats Wheat Contents 1 Places …   Wikipedia

  • Corn Island — ist der Name mehrerer Inseln in den Vereinigten Staaten: Corn Island (Indiana) Corn Island (Kentucky) Corn Island (Massachusetts) Corn Island (Ohio) Corn Island (South Carolina) Siehe auch: Corn Islands (Nicaragua) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • corn — corn1 /kawrn/, n. 1. Also called Indian corn; esp. technical and Brit., maize. a tall cereal plant, Zea mays, cultivated in many varieties, having a jointed, solid stem and bearing the grain, seeds, or kernels on large ears. 2. the grain, seeds,… …   Universalium

  • Corn — (as used in expressions) Corn Belt Corn Islands Corn Laws …   Enciclopedia Universal

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