Tuamotu Archipelago
geographical name archipelago S Pacific E of Society Islands; belongs to France area 330 square miles (858 square kilometers), population 11,754

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tuamotu Archipelago — /tooh euh moh tooh/ a group of French islands in the S Pacific. 6664; 332 sq. mi. (860 sq. km). Also called Low Archipelago, Paumotu Archipelago. * * * Group of about 80 islands (pop., 1996: 14,283), French Polynesia. The archipelago comprises 75 …   Universalium

  • Tuamotu Archipelago — noun a group of about 80 coral islands in French Polynesia • Syn: ↑Paumotu Archipelago, ↑Low Archipelago • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑French Polynesia, ↑French Oceania …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tuamotu Archipelago — /tuəˌmoʊtu akəˈpɛləgoʊ/ (say toohuh.mohtooh ahkuh peluhgoh) noun a group of French coral islands in the southern Pacific. 860 km2. Also, Low Archipelago, Paumotu Archipelago …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tuamotu Archipelago — Tu•a•mo′tu Archipel′ago [[t]ˌtu əˈmoʊ tu[/t]] n. geg a group of islands in the S Pacific: in French Polynesia. 11,793; 332 sq. mi. (860 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Tuamotu Sandpiper — Taxobox name = Tuamotu Sandpiper status = EN | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Scolopacidae genus = Prosobonia species = P. cancellata binomial = Prosobonia… …   Wikipedia

  • Tuamotu — Archipel des Tuamotu Archipel des Tuamotu Carte de la Polynésie française avec l archipel des Tuamotu. Géographie Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • archipelago — archipelagic /ahr keuh peuh laj ik/, archipelagian /ahr keuh peuh lay jee euhn, jeuhn/, adj. /ahr keuh pel euh goh /, n., pl. archipelagos, archipelagoes. 1. a large group or chain of islands: the Malay Archipelago. 2. any large body of water… …   Universalium

  • Archipel Des Tuamotu — Carte de la Polynésie française avec l archipel des Tuamotu. Géographie Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Archipel de Tuamotu — Archipel des Tuamotu Archipel des Tuamotu Carte de la Polynésie française avec l archipel des Tuamotu. Géographie Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

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