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D'Entrecasteaux Islands

[dahn-truh-ka-stoh] /dɑ̃ trə kaˈstoʊ/
plural noun
1.
a group of islands in Papua New Guinea, off the E tip of New Guinea.
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  • The natives of the D'Entrecasteaux Islands as I saw them in 1888 afford an excellent illustration.

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D'Entrecasteaux Islands

/French dɑ̃trəkasto/
plural noun
1.
a group of volcanic islands in the Pacific, off the SE coast of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. Pop: 49 167 (1990 est). Area: 3141 sq km (1213 sq miles)
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