Line Islands
geographical name islands Kiribati in W Pacific S of Hawaii; formerly divided between the United States (Kingman Reef & Palmyra) & Great Britain (Teraina, Tabuaeran, & Kiritimati) population 4782

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  • Line Islands — Lage der Line Islands (rechts) im Pazifik Gewässer Pazifischer Ozean …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Line Islands — [līn] group of coral atolls of Kiribati in the central Pacific, south of Hawaii, formerly divided between the U.S. and Great Britain * * * Chain of islands, central Pacific Ocean, south of the Hawaiian Islands. The Line Islands extend 1,600 mi (2 …   Universalium

  • Line Islands —   [ laɪn aɪləndz, englisch], Inselgruppe im Pazifik, Linieninseln …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Line Islands — [līn] group of coral atolls of Kiribati in the central Pacific, south of Hawaii, formerly divided between the U.S. and Great Britain …   English World dictionary

  • Line Islands — Coordinates: 0°0′S 157°0′W / 0°N 157°W / 0; 157 …   Wikipedia

  • Line Islands — Îles de la Ligne Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ligne. Îles de la Ligne Line Islands (en) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Line Islands — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Line Islands Country and Admin Code KI.02 KI …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Line Islands — Line′ Is′lands n. pl. geg a group of 11 coral atolls in the central Pacific, S of Hawaii: eight of the islands belong to Kiribati, and three to the U.S …   From formal English to slang

  • Line Islands — /laɪn ˈaɪləndz/ (say luyn uyluhndz) plural noun a group of islands in the central Pacific of which eight form part of Kiribati, the rest being administered by the US …   Australian English dictionary

  • Line Islands — español islas de la Línea o Espóradas Ecuatoriales Cadena de islas del océano Pacífico central, al sur del archipiélago de Hawai. Las islas se extienden a lo largo de 2.600 km (1.600 mi) y tienen un territorio de 500 km2 (193 mi2). Dentro del… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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