Prince of Wales Island


noun

the largest island in the Alexander Archipelago, in SE Alaska. 1,500 sq. mi. (3,990 sq. km).
an island in N Canada, in the Northwest Territories. About 14,000 sq. mi. (36,000 sq. km).

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British Dictionary definitions for Prince of Wales Island

Prince of Wales Island

noun

an island in N Canada, in Nunavut. Area: about 36 000 sq km (14 000 sq miles)
an island in SE Alaska, the largest island in the Alexander Archipelago. Area: about 4000 sq km (1500 sq miles)
an island in NE Australia, in N Queensland in the Torres Strait
the former name (until about 1867) of the island of Penang
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