- Marshall Islands
- /maʃəl ˈaɪləndz/ (say mahshuhl 'uyluhndz)
a republic consisting of a group of 24 atolls in the central Pacific, about 3500 km south-west of Hawaii; ruled by Germany, Japan and, after World War II, by the US as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; full independence and UN membership in 1991. 181 km2. Languages: Marshallese (Kajin-Majol), English. Currency: US dollar. Capital: Majuro.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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Marshall Islands — • These islands, a German possession since 1885, lying in the Pacific Ocean, east of the Caroline islands, between 4 and 13 N. lat., and 161 and 171 E. longitude, were discovered in 1529 by Saavedra, Villalobos and other Spanish mariners, and… … Catholic encyclopedia
Marshall Islands — [after John Marshall, Brit explorer (1788)] country on a group of islands in the W Pacific Ocean, east of the Caroline Islands: formerly a Japanese mandate & formerly (1947 86) part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands: 70 sq mi (181 sq… … English World dictionary
Marshall Islands — a country consisting of two 800 mile long chains of ↑coral ↑Atolls in the central Pacific Ocean. Population: 70,822 (2001). Capital: Majuro … Dictionary of contemporary English
Marshall Islands — Republic of the Marshall Islands Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ … Wikipedia
Marshall Islands — Marshallese / sheuh leez , lees /, n., pl. ese, adj. n.pl. a group of 34 atolls in the W central Pacific: formerly a part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; since 1986 a self governing area associated with the U.S. 60,652; 70 sq. mi.… … Universalium
Marshall Islands — Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ (marshallesisch) Republic of the Marshall Islands (englisch) Republik der Marshallinseln … Deutsch Wikipedia
Marshall Islands — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Marshall Islands <p></p> Background: <p></p> After almost four decades under US administration as the easternmost part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands … The World Factbook
Marshall Islands — noun 1. a republic (under United States protection) on the Marshall Islands • Syn: ↑Republic of the Marshall Islands • Regions: ↑United States, ↑United States of America, ↑America, ↑the States, ↑US, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
Marshall Islands — Îles Marshall Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ (mr) Republic of the Marshall Islands (en) Îles Mars … Wikipédia en Français
Marshall Islands — Republic of the Marshall Islands, republic consisting of islands that are in the northern Pacific Ocean and under the control of the USA … English contemporary dictionary
Marshall Islands — noun /ˈmɑː.ʃəl ˈai.ləndz,ˈmɑɹ.ʃəl ˈai.ləndz/ A country in Oceania. Official name: Republic of the Marshall Islands … Wiktionary