Ellice Islands

Ellice Islands
geographical name — see Tuvalu

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ellice Islands — [el′is] group of islands in the WC Pacific, north of Fiji: under British control, 1892 1978; name changed to TUVALU in 1976 and as such became independent in 1978 …   English World dictionary

  • Ellice Islands — Tuvalu …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ellice Islands — Îles Ellice Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ellice (homonymie). Îles Ellice Ellice Islands …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ellice Islands — n. country composed of a group of islands in the central Pacific Ocean (former name for Tuvalu) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ellice Islands — noun a group of coral islands in Micronesia to the southwest of Hawaii • Syn: ↑Tuvalu • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑Micronesia, ↑Federated States of Micronesia, ↑TT …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ellice Islands — /el is/ a former name of Tuvalu. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ellice Islands —  Pacific island group; now called Tuvalu …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Ellice Islands — El′lice Is′lands [[t]ˈɛl ɪs[/t]] n. pl. geg a former name of Tuvalu …   From formal English to slang

  • Ellice Islands — /ɛləs ˈaɪləndz/ (say eluhs uyluhndz) plural noun a former name of Tuvalu …   Australian English dictionary

  • Gilbert and Ellice Islands — Infobox Former Country native name = Gilbert and Ellice Islands conventional long name = common name = Gilbert and Ellice Islands continent = Oceania region = country = era = status = Colony empire = British Empire event start = Protectorate year …   Wikipedia

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