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one of the islands of New Zealand, S of South Island. 670 sq. mi. (1,735 sq. km).
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Words nearby Stewart Island
stew, steward, stewardess, stewardship, Stewart, Stewart Island, Stewart, James, stewbum, stewed, stew in one's own juice, stewpan
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How to use Stewart Island in a sentence
Often she had gazed speculatively at the fine home they had built upon Stewart Island, wondering why the two were so aloof.
She had covered little more than half the distance to Stewart Island, when abruptly, she ceased rowing.
A few minutes later they reached the sheltered side of Stewart Island and a flash of lightning disclosed the curving shore line.
Frequently, his dark, piercing eyes roved in the direction of Stewart Island.
Jack listened attentively as she told him all that had befallen the previous night at Stewart Island.
British Dictionary definitions for Stewart Island
the third largest island of New Zealand, in the SW Pacific off the S tip of South Island. Pop: 387 (2001). Area: 1735 sq km (670 sq miles)
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