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Laysan

[lahy-sahn]
noun
  1. an islet of Hawaii, in the Leeward Islands, NW of Niihau.
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Historical Examples of laysan

  • Laysan Island is two miles long by one and one-half miles broad, and at times it has been literally covered with birds.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life

    William T. Hornaday

  • But the work of the Evil Genius of Laysan did not stop with the slaughter of three hundred thousand birds.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life

    William T. Hornaday

  • At last, however, a tentacle of the feather-trade octopus reached out to Laysan.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life

    William T. Hornaday

  • Ever since 1891 the bird life on Laysan has been regarded as one of the wonders of the bird world.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life

    William T. Hornaday