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South Sea Islands

plural noun
the islands in the S Pacific Ocean.
Compare Oceania.
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South Sea Islander, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for South Sea Islands
Historical Examples
  • Engages with friends to search South Sea Islands for treasures.

  • We were not in the South Sea Islands; nor were we the puppets of a romance.

    The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers
  • I had read about them in the South Sea Islands, but had never seen one before.

    The Prairie Child Arthur Stringer
  • Nor can the inhabitants of the South Sea Islands look at it without loathing.

    The Ocean World: Louis Figuier
  • So simply, even in South Sea Islands, and so sadly, the changes come.

    In the South Seas Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The various islands of the sea, however, but the South Sea Islands.

    The Magazine Style-Code Leigh H. Irvine
  • Tongan women do not work like those of other South Sea Islands races.

  • The people of the South Sea Islands are at least—interesting.

    Pirates Colin Campbell Clements
  • The same who wint to the South Sea Islands and settled there?

    Voyage of the Paper Canoe Nathaniel H. Bishop
  • How would you like to be on the missionary force in the South Sea Islands—hey?

    The Trimmed Lamp

    O. Henry
British Dictionary definitions for South Sea Islands

South Sea Islands

plural noun
the islands in the S Pacific that constitute Oceania
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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South Sea Islands in Culture

South Sea Islands definition

The islands in the South Seas.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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