the islands in the S Pacific Ocean.
- South Sea Islander, noun
- Compare Oceania.
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How to use South Sea Islands in a sentence
The forms of the natives of some of the South Sea Islands, to say nothing of their features, are exceedingly fine.Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages | William Andrus Alcott
We may say the same of the South Sea Islands, which are mostly only under the nominal dominion of the white races.
Natives of the South Sea Islands have been driven as far north as this in their frail canoes.Summer Cruising in the South Seas | Charles Warren Stoddard
"A chap we know is going to bring one back from the South Sea Islands," he declares seriously.Greenwich Village | Anna Alice Chapin
Its only rival, but of a different type of beauty, is the Norfolk Island pine, of the South Sea Islands.North America | Israel C. Russell
British Dictionary definitions for South Sea Islands
the islands in the S Pacific that constitute Oceania
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Cultural definitions for South Sea Islands
The islands in the South Seas.
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