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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A group of many islands in a large body of water.

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  • The Maldives is a group of low-lying coral islands, forming an archipelago of 26 major atolls, situated south west of Sri Lanka.
  • The Galapagos archipelago is best known for its amazing array of endemic species.
  • The Andaman and Nicobar archipelago is home to several tribes, some extremely isolated.
  • March 6, 2008 at 9:20 am i love the word archipelago–maybe we should move to one, just so i can say that all the time. for more
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