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archipelago

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography
archipelagoar‧chi‧pel‧a‧go /ˌɑːkəˈpeləɡəʊ $ ˌɑːrkəˈpeləɡoʊ/ noun (plural archipelagos) [countable]  SGa group of small islands
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archipelagoThey were not dropped into the oblivion of the Gulag archipelago or the Lubianka.Her scissors move through the material like a swimmer doing crawl, among the archipelago of tissue paper.Sulawesi breaks many of the rules of animal distribution in the archipelago.Dili was the malai island of romance, the most beautiful spot in the archipelago.They even partitioned the archipelago into three quite separate military commands.For the rest, the archipelago could and did live off its own resources.Cornelius observed that freckles on her left cheek mapped out the Tuamotu archipelago of south-west Polynesia.The view however, is spectacular, taking in most of the fifteen islands of the Westmann archipelago.
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