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Pleasant Island

former name of Nauru. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for Pleasant Island
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  • We were at sea two days, but at last found a Pleasant Island.

    Favorite Fairy Tales Logan Marshall
  • Pleasant Island was the scene of one of Stickeen's many escapades.

    Alaska Days with John Muir

    Samuel Hall Young
  • There were several girls from Ocean and Pleasant Island, near the equator.

    A Modern Buccaneer Rolf Boldrewood
  • You can ask the white men from Pleasant Island if I am not a man of my word.

    A Modern Buccaneer Rolf Boldrewood
  • During the time we spent at Pleasant Island every precaution was taken against a surprise.

    A Modern Buccaneer Rolf Boldrewood
  • Their hair, Pleasant Island fashion, hung down straight upon their backs, and was carefully oiled and combed.

    A Modern Buccaneer Rolf Boldrewood
  • This is Pleasant Island Bill, a merry good-for-nothing, with a warm heart and unlimited capacity for whisky.

    A Modern Buccaneer Rolf Boldrewood
  • We sighted Pleasant Island just before dark, and at half-past eight we could see the lights of the native villages on the shore.

    Edward Barry

    Louis Becke
  • Many a happy day have I spent, sailing round the pretty shores of this Pleasant Island.

    Cuba Past and Present Richard Davey
  • No, I would not trust myself to the mercies of the sea in this manner, and exchange my Pleasant Island for its dangers.

    Perseverance Island

    Douglas Frazar
British Dictionary definitions for Pleasant Island

Pleasant Island

the former name of Nauru
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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