Wake Island
geographical name island N Pacific N of Marshall Islands belonging to the United States

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Wake Island — bezeichnet: ein Atoll im nördlichen Pazifischen Ozean, siehe Wake Wake Island (Film), US amerikanischer Kriegsfilm (1942) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wake Island — [wāk] coral atoll in the N Pacific between Midway & Guam: a U.S. possession: 3 sq mi (7.8 sq km); pop. 300 …   English World dictionary

  • Wake Island — For other uses, see Wake Island (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Wake Island — an island in the N Pacific, belonging to the U.S.: air base. 3 sq. mi. (8 sq. km). * * * Wake Island Introduction Wake Island Background: The US annexed Wake Island in 1899 for a cable station. An important air and naval base was constructed in… …   Universalium

  • Wake Island — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Wake Island <p></p> Background: <p></p> The US annexed Wake Island in 1899 for a cable station. An important air and naval base was constructed in 1940 41. In December …   The World Factbook

  • Wake Island — Île Wake Pour les articles homonymes, voir Wake.  Pour le film de John Farrow de 1942, voir La Sentinelle du Pacifique. Île Wake Wake Island  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wake Island — noun an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii • Syn: ↑Wake • Members of this Region: ↑Battle of Wake, ↑Battle of Wake Island • Instance Hypernyms: ↑island • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wake Island — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Wake Island Country and Admin Code UM.450 UM …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Wake Island — Wake′ Is′land n. geg an island in the N Pacific, N of the Marshall Islands, belonging to the U.S. 3 sq. mi. (8 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Wake Island — /weɪk ˈaɪlənd/ (say wayk uyluhnd) noun an island territory of the US in the northern Pacific comprising the coral islets Wilkes, Peale, and Wake; air base. 8 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

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