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South Georgia

noun
1.
a British island in the S Atlantic, about 800 miles (1290 km) SE of the Falkland Islands. About 1000 sq. mi. (2590 sq. km).
Related forms
South Georgian, adjective, noun
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  • From South Georgia the ship's head was once more turned southwards, and before many days ice was again encountered.

  • It began to rain hard, and it was the first rain that we had seen since we left South Georgia sixteen months ago.

    South! Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • It was not difficult to decide that South Georgia must be the objective, and I proceeded to plan ways and means.

    South! Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • If we failed to reach either of them we might try for South Georgia, but our chances of reaching it would be very small.

    South! Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • We had done over 380 miles and were getting on for half-way to South Georgia.

    South! Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • This record of the voyage to South Georgia is based upon scanty notes made day by day.

    South! Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • The probability is that this was what we now know by the name of South Georgia.

  • Many of them were lawless men, and continually harassed the colonists of South Georgia.

    Revolutionary Reader Sophie Lee Foster
  • If no safe harbour could be found, the ship must winter at South Georgia.

    South! Sir Ernest Shackleton
British Dictionary definitions for South Georgia

South Georgia

noun
1.
an island in the S Atlantic, about 1300 km (800 miles) southeast of the Falkland Islands, part of the UK Overseas Territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands; no permanent population. Area: 3755 sq km (1450 sq miles)
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