Thousand Islands
geographical name island group Canada & United States in St. Lawrence River in Ontario & New York

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Thousand Islands — Boldt Castle in Thousand Islands; im Hintergrund die Thousand Islands Bridge auf kanadischer Seite Gewäss …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Thousand Islands —   [ θaʊzənd aɪləndz], Gruppe von über 1 500 Inseln im Sankt Lorenz Strom, an dessen Ausfluss aus dem Ontariosee; die Thousand Islands gehören teils zu Kanada (Provinz Ontario), teils zu den USA (Bundesstaat New York); gebildet aus felsigem… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Thousand Islands — group of over 1,500 islands in the St. Lawrence River at the outlet of Lake Ontario, some forming part of N.Y. state & others forming part of Ontario, Canada …   English World dictionary

  • Thousand Islands — The Thousand Islands is the name of an archipelago of islands that straddle the U.S. Canada border in the Saint Lawrence River as it emerges from the northeast corner of Lake Ontario. They stretch for about mi to km|50 downstream from Kingston,… …   Wikipedia

  • Thousand Islands — a group of about 1500 islands in S Canada and the N United States, in the St. Lawrence River at the outlet of Lake Ontario: summer resorts. * * * Group of about 1,500 small islands extending 80 mi (128 km) in the Saint Lawrence River between New… …   Universalium

  • THOUSAND ISLANDS —    2000 islands which stud the river St. Lawrence below Kingston, at the outlet of the river from Lake Ontario …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Thousand Islands — n. group of over 1500 islands along the Canadian United States border (in Canada in southeast Ontario and in the US in northern New York State) in the St. Lawrence River at the outlet of Lake Ontario …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Thousand Islands — Thou′sand Is′lands n. pl. geg a group of about 1500 islands in S Ontario, Canada, and N New York State, in the St. Lawrence River at the outlet of Lake Ontario: summer resorts …   From formal English to slang

  • Thousand Islands — /θaʊzənd ˈaɪləndz/ (say thowzuhnd uyluhndz) plural noun a group of about 1500 islands in southern Canada and the northern US, in the St Lawrence at the outlet of Lake Ontario; summer resorts …   Australian English dictionary

  • Thousand Islands — a group of about 1500 islands in S Canada and the N United States, in the St. Lawrence River at the outlet of Lake Ontario: summer resorts …   Useful english dictionary

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