New Ireland
geographical name island W Pacific in Bismarck Archipelago N of New Britain area 3340 square miles (8684 square kilometers), population (with adjacent islands) 48,774

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • New Ireland — Geographie Staat: Papua Neuguinea Gewässer: Pazifischer Ozean …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • New Ireland — may refer to: Contents 1 Geography 2 Politics 3 History 4 …   Wikipedia

  • New Ireland —   [ njuː aɪələnd], Neuịrland, vor 1914 Neumecklenburg, lang gestreckte, fast 350 km lange, im Mittel nur 12 km breite gebirgige Insel im Nordosten des Bismarckarchipels, Papua Neuguinea, bis 2 399 m über dem Meeresspiegel, 8 651 km2, als Provinz …   Universal-Lexikon

  • New Ireland — island in the Bismarck Archipelago, north of New Britain: 3,340 sq mi (8,651 sq km); pop. (with small nearby islands) 79,000 …   English World dictionary

  • New Ireland — an island in the Bismarck Archipelago, in the W central Pacific Ocean NE of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. 59,543; ab. 3800 sq. mi. (9800 sq. km). * * * formerly Neu Mecklenburg Island and province (pop., 1999 est.: 111,906), Bismarck… …   Universalium

  • New Ireland — Nouvelle Irlande Pour les articles homonymes, voir Nouvelle Irlande (province) et Irlande (homonymie). Nouvelle Irelande New Irland (en) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • New Ireland — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name New Ireland Country and Admin Code PG.15 PG …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • New Ireland — New Ire′land n. geg an island in the Bismarck Archipelago, in the W central Pacific Ocean NE of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. 78,900; ab. 3800 sq. mi. (9800 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • New Ireland — noun An island of the Bismarck Archipelago, a German colony from 1884 to 1921; governed by Australia from 1921 and then by Papua New Guinea from 1975 to the present day …   Wiktionary

  • New Ireland — volcanic isl. of the Bismarck Archipelago, S Pacific; 3,700 sq. mi.; pop. 70,800; part of Papua New Guinea …   Webster's Gazetteer

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