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Lagoon Islands

noun
1.
a former name of Tuvalu.
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  • These latter are known more particularly as coral and Lagoon Islands.

    Mary Liddiard W.H.G. Kingston
  • The Lagoon Islands have been formed by the insects building round the edge of some submerged crater.

    Mary Liddiard W.H.G. Kingston
  • I can hardly explain the reason, but there is, to my mind, much grandeur in the view of the outer shores of these Lagoon Islands.

    The Ocean World: Louis Figuier
  • There is, to my mind, much grandeur in the view of the outer shores of these Lagoon Islands.

British Dictionary definitions for Lagoon Islands

Lagoon Islands

plural noun
1.
a former name of Tuvalu
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