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Lagoon Islands

  1. a former name of Tuvalu.
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Historical Examples

  • I can hardly explain the reason, but there is to my mind much grandeur in the view of the outer shores of these lagoon-islands.

    A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World

    Charles Darwin

  • This is one of the lagoon-islands (or atolls) of coral formation similar to those in the Low Archipelago which we passed near.

British Dictionary definitions for lagoon islands

Lagoon Islands

pl n
  1. a former name of Tuvalu
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