Thursday Island
geographical name island NE Australia off N Queensland in Torres Strait

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Thursday Island — Landsat Bild von Thursday Island (unten) und Hammond Island (oben) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Thursday Island — Australian island in Torres Strait: 1.25 sq mi (3.24 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Thursday Island — (spr. thörsdĕ eilännd), Port Kennedy, Insel, 50 km von der nordöstlichsten Spitze Australiens (Kap York) entfernt, (1903) 1515 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Thursday Island — 10° 34′ 44″ S 142° 13′ 12″ E / 10.579, 142.22 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thursday Island — /θɜzdeɪ ˈaɪlənd/ (say therzday uyluhnd) noun an island in Torres Strait, north east of Prince of Wales Island; administrative and commercial headquarters of Torres Strait. 3 km2. The traditional inhabitants of Thursday Island are the Muralag… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Thursday Island — an island in Torres Strait between NE Australia and New Guinea; part of Queensland: pearl fishing. 2283; 11/2 sq. mi. (4 sq. km). * * * ▪ island, Queensland, Australia       island in the Torres Strait off northern Queensland, Australia. It is… …   Universalium

  • THURSDAY ISLAND —    a small island in Normanby Sound, Torres Strait, belonging to Queensland, and used as a Government station; has a fine harbour, Port Kennedy, largely used for the Australian transit trade; also the centre of valuable pearl fisheries …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Thursday Island — Thurs′day Is′land n. geg an island in Torres Strait between NE Australia and New Guinea; part of Queensland. 1½ sq. mi. (4 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Thursday Island — an island in Torres Strait between NE Australia and New Guinea; part of Queensland: pearl fishing. 2283; 11/2 sq. mi. (4 sq. km) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thursday Island, Queensland — Infobox Australian Place | type = town name = Thursday Island state = qld caption = View of the Township of Thursday Island lga = Shire of Torres postcode = 4875 est = pop = 2,682 elevation= 8.0 maxtemp = 30.2 mintemp = 24.2 rainfall = 1716.5… …   Wikipedia

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