South Island
geographical name island S New Zealand area 59,439 square miles (153,947 square kilometers), population 881,537

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • South Island — S island of the two main islands of New Zealand: 58,384 sq mi (151,214 sq km); pop. 882,000 …   English World dictionary

  • South Island —   [ saʊθ aɪlənd], die Südinsel Neuseelands …   Universal-Lexikon

  • South Island — Infobox Islands name = South Island Māori: Te Wai Pounamu image caption = Satellite view of the South Island image size = locator Location map|New Zealand|lat= 43.983333|long=170.45|marksize=16 map custom = yes native name = native name link =… …   Wikipedia

  • South Island — the largest island of New Zealand. 860,990; 58,093 sq. mi. (150,460 sq. km). * * * Island (pop., 2001 prelim.: 942,213), larger and southernmost of the two principal islands of New Zealand. Separated from the North Island by Cook Strait, it has… …   Universalium

  • South Island — Den Namen South Island bzw. Südinsel tragen zahlreiche Inseln, etwa Südinsel (Neuseeland) (engl. South Island), eine der Hauptinseln von Neuseeland Südinsel (Nowaja Semlja), eine russische Insel South Island (Aleuten), eine unbeohnte Insel der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • South Island — Île du Sud Île du Sud South Island (en) Vue satellitaire de l île 23 octobre 2002 Géographie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • South Island — South′ Is′land n. geg the largest island of New Zealand. 863,603; 57,843 sq. mi. (149,813 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • South Island — South Is|land one of the two main islands of New Zealand, whose main towns are Christchurch and Dunedin. It is important for sheep farming and the growing of ↑wheat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • South Island — /ˈsaʊθ aɪlənd/ (say sowth uyluhnd) noun the largest island of NZ, separated from the North Island by Cook Strait. About 150 460 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • South Island — noun the larger but less populous of two main islands of New Zealand; separated from North Island by Cook Strait • Instance Hypernyms: ↑island • Part Holonyms: ↑New Zealand, ↑New Zealand Islands …   Useful english dictionary

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