English version

New Zealand

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishNew ZealandNew Zea·land1 /njuː ˈziːlənd $ nuː-/ 🔊 🔊 a country consisting of two main islands, North Island and South Island, and several smaller ones, in the Pacific Ocean, southwest of Australia. Population: 4,365,113 (2014). Capital: Wellington. It is known mainly for its framing, especially sheep. About 15% of the population are Maori people, who first came to New Zealand around 9th century AD, and who call the country Aotearoa. However, most of the population are people who came from the UK in the 19th and 20th centuries. People from New Zealand are known informally as Kiwis.New ZealandNew Zea‧land2 /njuː ˈziːlənd $ nuː-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 relating to New Zealand or its people
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.