Hawaiian Islands
geographical name see Hawaii 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hawaiian Islands — Mokupuni o Hawai‘i True colour satellite image of the Hawaiian Islands …   Wikipedia

  • Hawaiian Islands — noun a group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑Sandwich Islands • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑Polynesia • Part Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • HAWAIIAN ISLANDS —    (named by Cook the Sandwich Islands) (90), a group of volcanic islands, 12 in number, situated in the North Pacific; total area somewhat larger than Yorkshire. Of the five inhabited islands Hawaii is the largest; it contains the famous volcano …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Hawaiian Islands — Hawai′ian Is′lands n. pl. geg a group of islands in the N Pacific; 2090 mi. (3370 km) SW of San Francisco: includes the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau, Kahoolawe, and other islands and islets Formerly, Sandwich… …   From formal English to slang

  • Hawaiian Islands — a group of islands in the N Pacific; 2090 mi. (3370 km) SW of San Francisco: includes the eight islands comprising the state of Hawaii and volcanic, rock, and coral islets. Formerly, Sandwich Islands. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hawaiian Islands —  The eight principal islands are Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau, and Kahoolawe …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Hawaiian Islands — A group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, formerly incorporated as a territory of the United States, now contained in the fiftieth state of the Union, the State of Hawaii …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Hawaiian Islands — /həwaɪən ˈaɪləndz/ (say huhwuyuhn uyluhndz) plural noun → Hawaii (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hawaiian Islands —   Kō Hawai i Pae Āina …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary — The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is one of the world s most important whale habitats, encompassing 1400 square miles in the waters of the Hawaiian Islands. It was designated by United States Congress on November 4,… …   Wikipedia

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