a group of islands in the Atlantic, along the coasts of South Carolina, Georgia, and N Florida.
Why is Easter Island Named “Easter”?The instantly recognizable statues on Easter Island (887 of them), called moai, have perplexed and fascinated explorers, experts and average folks since the Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen came across it in 1722. And Mr. Roggeveen is the reason it’s called Easter Island. He and his crew dropped anchor on Easter Sunday. The current inhabitants of Isla de Pascua (Spanish for “Easter Island”) call it Rapa Nui, a …
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Examples from the Web for sea islands
The Hawk-bill, which is still more wary, and is always the most difficult to surprise, keeps to the sea-islands.Audubon and his Journals, Vol. 2|Maria R. Audubon
British Dictionary definitions for sea islands
a chain of islands in the Atlantic off the coasts of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida
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