Examples from the Web for moluccas
The plant is a native of the Moluccas and other islands in the China seas.The Art of Perfumery|G. W. Septimus Piesse
In the mean time an occasion offered for the voyage of the Moluccas, while they were waiting for an opportunity of passing to Goa.The Works of John Dryden, Volume XVI. (of 18)|John Dryden
She carried a quantity of pepper, and on the voyage she endeavoured to procure some spices at the Moluccas.
Many of her men had died, and the others were so weak that when they reached the Moluccas they could no longer handle the ship.The Golden Book of the Dutch Navigators|Hendrik Willem van Loon
Death swept away many of the Spaniards, and the few who remained were removed from the Moluccas in Portuguese vessels.A Visit to the Philippine Islands|John Bowring