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Norfolk Island

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noun
  1. an island in the S Pacific between New Caledonia and New Zealand: a territory of Australia. 13 sq. mi. (34 sq. km).
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  • At noon, the body of Norfolk-Island bore north 61° east, distant seven or eight leagues.

    An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island

    John Hunter


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Norfolk Island

noun
  1. an island in the S Pacific, between New Caledonia and N New Zealand: an Australian external territory; discovered by Captain Cook in 1774; a penal settlement in early years. Capital: Kingston. Pop: 2182 (2012). Area: 36 sq km (14 sq miles)
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