Sandwich Islands
geographical name — see Hawaii 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sandwich Islands — Sandwich Island redirects here. Sandwich Island is also an early name for the Cook Islands island of Manuae, and for the island of Efate in Vanuatu. The Sandwich Islands was the name given to the Hawaiian Islands by Captain James Cook on his… …   Wikipedia

  • Sandwich Islands — [after the 4th Earl of Sandwich: see SANDWICH] former name for the Hawaiian Islands: see HAWAII …   English World dictionary

  • Sandwich Islands —   [ sænwɪdʃ aɪləndz],    1) früher Name der Hawaii Inseln (Hawaii).    2) die Süd Sandwich Inseln im Südatlantik …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sandwich Islands — Der Begriff Sandwichinseln (Sandwich Islands) steht für zwei von James Cook nach John Montagu dem 4. Earl of Sandwich benannte Inselgruppen Hawaii Südliche Sandwichinseln Sandwichinsel (Sandwich Island) ist der ehemalige Name von Manuae… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sandwich Islands — noun a group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific • Syn: ↑Hawaiian Islands • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑Polynesia • Part Meronyms: ↑Haw …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sandwich Islands — n. archipelago of the Hawaiian Islands, group of volcanic and coral islands in central Pacific Ocean …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sandwich Islands — Hawa i i ; discovered by Capt. James Cook in 1778 and named for his sponsor John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Sandwich islands — Гавайские острова Гавайские острова: снимок из космоса Карта Гавайских островов Гавайские остр …   Википедия

  • Sandwich Islands — Гавайские острова Гавайские острова: снимок из космоса Карта Гавайских островов Гавайские остр …   Википедия

  • Sandwich Islands — former name of Hawaiian Islands. * * * …   Universalium

  • SANDWICH ISLANDS —    See HAWAIIAN ISLANDS …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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