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Words nearby Pacific Islands
Example sentences from the Web for Pacific Islands
The End of Gangs By Sam Quinones, Pacific-Standard Los Angeles gave America the modern street gang.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 29-Jan 4, 2014|William Boot|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Nixon said defending the two islands was “a matter of principle.”
In 1957, the islands came under repeated shelling by Mainland--or as it was then called, “Red”-- China.
During a debate, the candidates were asked about the islands.
The two islands are now tourist sites for visitors from Taiwan and mainland China.
Among the Japanese who are in the islands there are more than one thousand five hundred Christians.
In Cuba its culture commenced in 1580, and from this and the other islands large quantities were shipped to Europe.
That his friend had withdrawn, was a pledge of his pacific wishes; and, with a lightened countenance, Louis rose from his knee.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
And thou didst multiply riddles in parables: thy name went abroad to the islands far off, and thou wast beloved in thy peace.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
That, in the light of present conditions, is the most important thing for the necessary maintenance and defense of these islands.
Cultural definitions for Pacific Islands
Consisting of the Caroline Islands, the Marshall Islands, and the Marianas Islands, covering a vast area of the Pacific Ocean, including more than two thousand islands and islets. Held by the United States under United Nations trusteeship.