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New Georgia

a group of islands in the Solomon Islands.
the chief island of this group. 50 miles (80 km) long; 20 miles (32 km) wide. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • We landed likewise at New Georgia, a settlement of recaptured Africans.

  • New Georgia, a couple of hundred miles to the westward,” Sheldon answered.

    Adventure Jack London
  • The New Georgia Subgroup is composed of 11 moderate-sized islands and islets.

  • New Georgia Island, the main member of the subgroup, is 50 miles long (northwest to southeast) and from five to 30 miles wide.

  • Weddell's two vessels, separated in a storm, met again in New Georgia after a perilous voyage of 1200 miles amongst the ice.

  • The two captains compared notes, and gave their names to the chief island of the large group known collectively as New Georgia.

  • The designation of New Georgia has been retained in the modern charts for that portion of the group which is known as Rubiana.

    The Solomon Islands and Their Natives

    H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy
  • They were New Georgia boys, a dozen of them, and the one with the aching tooth had been put back to the last.

    A Son Of The Sun Jack London
  • Those boys from New Georgia, a fine bunch they were, five score of them, and they cost you a pretty penny.

    A Son Of The Sun Jack London
  • They were sent back to New Georgia, where the white men knocked seven bells out of them all around and put them to work.

    South Sea Tales Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for New Georgia

New Georgia

a group of islands in the SW Pacific, in the Solomon Islands
the largest island in this group. Area: about 1300 sq km (500 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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