Gambier Islands
geographical name islands S Pacific SE of Tuamotu Archipelago belonging to France population 620 — see Mangareva

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gambier Islands — Infobox Islands name = Gambier Islands image caption = Flag of the Gambier Islands image size = 150px locator native name = Îles Gambier native name link = French language nickname = location = Pacific Ocean coordinates = archipelago = Polynesia… …   Wikipedia

  • Gambier Islands — /gam bear/ a group of islands in French Polynesia, belonging to the Tuamotu Archipelago. 8226; 12 sq. mi. (31 sq. km). * * * Island group (pop., 1996: 1,087), French Polynesia. It is the southeasternmost extension of the Tuamotu Archipelago. The… …   Universalium

  • Gambier Islands — Gam′bier Is′lands [[t]ˈgæm bɪər[/t]] n. pl. geg a group of islands in French Polynesia, belonging to the Tuamotu Archipelago. 8226; 12 sq. mi. (31 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Gambier Islands — /gæmbiər ˈaɪləndz/ (say gambeeuhr uyluhndz) plural noun a group of islands lying in the southern Pacific; a part of French Polynesia. 30 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Gambier Islands — noun a group of islands in the south central Pacific; part of French Polynesia • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑French Polynesia, ↑French Oceania …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flag of the Gambier Islands — The Flag of the Gambier Islands is the flag of the Gambier Islands of French Polynesia in the Pacific Ocean administered by France.In 1837, the seaman Armand Mauruc requested that King Maputeoa adopt a Gambier national flag to commence trade.The… …   Wikipedia

  • Gambier — may refer to:* Uncaria , a genus of flowering plants * Gambier Islands (Îles Gambier), in French Polynesia. * Mount Gambier, South Australia, a city * Gambier, Ohio, a village in Knox County, Ohio that is the home of Kenyon College * Gambier… …   Wikipedia

  • Islands administered by France in the Indian and Pacific oceans — Indian Ocean Islands= The following islands are in the Indian Ocean*Réunion ( fr. La Réunion) (Overseas department and region) *Mayotte ( fr. Mayotte) (Overseas collectivity entitled departmental collectivity ) *French Southern and Antarctic… …   Wikipedia

  • Gambier Island — Note: For the Gambier Islands in Polynesia see Gambier Islands .Gambier Island is an island located in Howe Sound near Vancouver, British Columbia. It is about 17,000 acres (69 km²) in size and is located about 10 km north of the Horseshoe Bay… …   Wikipedia

  • Gambier-Inseln — Lage; auf der Karte sind die Gambierinseln unten rechts abgebildet Die Gambierinseln (anderer Name Mangarevainseln) sind ein 43 Inseln umfassender Archipel östlich des 140. Längengrades im Südpazifik, etwa 1.800 Kilometer südöstlich von Tahiti.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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