South Georgia
geographical name island S Atlantic E of Tierra del Fuego area 1450 square miles (3770 square kilometers); administered by Britain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • South Georgia — South Georgian. a British island in the S Atlantic, about 800 mi. (1290 km) SE of the Falkland Islands. 22; ab. 1000 sq. mi. (2590 sq. km). * * * Mountainous, barren island, southern Atlantic Ocean. It is located 800 mi (1,300 km) east of the… …   Universalium

  • South Georgia — island under British control in the South Atlantic: former dependency of the Falkland Islands: 1,450 sq mi (3,755 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • South Georgia —   [ saʊθ dʒɔːdʒjə], Insel im Südatlantik, Südgeorgien …   Universal-Lexikon

  • South Georgia — noun An island in the southern Atlantic Ocean, part of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, a British owned territory …   Wiktionary

  • South Georgia — South Geor|gia an island in the South Atlantic, East of Cape Horn, which is under British control. Nobody lives there except British soldiers and a few scientists. Both the UK and Argentina think the island should belong to them …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • South Georgia — South′ Geor′gia n. geg an island in the S Atlantic, about 800 mi. (1287 km) SE of the Falkland Islands: a British dependent territory. 1450 sq. mi. (3755 sq. km) South′ Geor′gian, n. adj …   From formal English to slang

  • South Georgia — South Georgian. a British island in the S Atlantic, about 800 mi. (1290 km) SE of the Falkland Islands. 22; ab. 1000 sq. mi. (2590 sq. km) …   Useful english dictionary

  • South Georgia — /saʊθ ˈdʒɔdʒə/ (say sowth jawjuh) noun a British island in the south Atlantic, about 1300 km south east of the Falkland Islands. 2600 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands — South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands …   Wikipedia

  • South Georgia College — Established 1906 (1906) Type Public …   Wikipedia

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