noun, plural ar·chi·pel·a·gos, ar·chi·pel·a·goes.
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Origin of archipelago
OTHER WORDS FROM archipelagoar·chi·pe·lag·ic [ahr-kuh-puh-laj-ik], /ˌɑr kə pəˈlædʒ ɪk/, ar·chi·pe·la·gi·an [ahr-kuh-puh-ley-jee-uhn, -juhn], /ˌɑr kə pəˈleɪ dʒi ən, -dʒən/, adjective
Words nearby archipelago
Example sentences from the Web for archipelago
Part of IJburg, an archipelago of six new islands built by city contractors, Beach Island was reclaimed from the waters with sand carried by boats run on low-emission fuel.
The nation also presents one of the toughest logistical challenges, with a population of some 273 million spread across the world’s largest archipelago.Airlines are facing ‘mission of the century’ in shipping COVID vaccines|McKenna Moore|December 1, 2020|Fortune
The flight path remained close to the Indonesian archipelago, well within what is the normal reach of air traffic control radar.
This windswept sheep-filled archipelago off the coast of Southern Patagonia remains an Argentine obsession.The Never-Ending Falklands War: In Buenos Aires, A Museum's Selective History|Michael Luongo|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The largest of an archipelago of islands, Santorini is the vestige of a single volcanic landmass that erupted around 1600 BC.
Power has withered at the center and devolved to an archipelago of fiefdoms where warlords rule without the burdens of governing.The Curse of CAR: Warlords, Blood Diamonds, and Dead Elephants|Christopher Day|May 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There were three Dutch voyages to the Arctic archipelago in the 16th century.Pale Fire and the Cold War: Redefining Vladimir Nabokov’s Masterpiece|Michael Weiss|October 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The leaguers were now anxious to co-operate with the Americans in compelling the Spaniards to evacuate the Archipelago.
Dangerous situation of the brig among the islands of Buccaneer's Archipelago.
The supremacy of the United States must and will be enforced throughout every part of the Archipelago.
Taken as a whole Yloilo still remains one of the most charmless spots in the Archipelago.
Off the Buccaneer's Archipelago the tides are strong and rise to the height of thirty-six feet.
British Dictionary definitions for archipelago
noun plural -gos or -goes
Derived forms of archipelagoarchipelagic (ˌɑːkɪpəˈlædʒɪk) or archipelagian (ˌɑːkɪpəˈleɪdʒɪən), adjective
Word Origin for archipelago
Scientific definitions for archipelago
Cultural definitions for archipelago
A group of islands near one another.