HyperDic: archipelago

English > 1 sense of the word archipelago:
NOUNobjectarchipelagoa group of many islands in a large body of water
archipelago > pronunciation
Soundsaa.rchahpahley'gow.; aa.rkahpeh'lahgow.
Rhymesago ... Winnebago: 48 rhymes with gow...
English > archipelago: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA group of many islands in a large body of water.
InstancesAdmiralty IslandsA group of islands in the Bismarck Archipelago
Aland islands, Aaland islands, AhvenanmaaAn archipelago of some 6,000 islands in the Gulf of Bothnia under Finnish control
Aleutian Islands, AleutiansAn archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska
Alexander ArchipelagoA group of islands off southeastern Alaska
AntillesA group of islands in the West Indies
Arctic ArchipelagoAll the islands that lie to the north of mainland Canada and the Arctic Circle
AustralasiaAustralia, New Zealand, and neighboring islands in the South Pacific
Austronesiaislands of central and South Pacific (Indonesia and Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia)
Balearic IslandsAn archipelago in the western Mediterranean off the eastern coast of Spain
Bismarck ArchipelagoA group of islands in the southwestern Pacific to the northeast of New Guinea
Cape Verde IslandsA group of islands in the Atlantic off of the coast of Senegal
Caroline IslandsA long archipelago of more than 500 islands in Micronesia to the east of the Philippines
Comoro Islands, Iles ComoresThree main islands and numerous islets in the Indian Ocean between Mozambique and Madagascar / Madagascar
Frisian IslandsA chain of islands in the North Sea off the coast of northwestern Europe extending from the IJsselmeer to Jutland
Gambier IslandsA group of islands in the south central Pacific
Gilbert IslandsA group of islands in Micronesia to the southwest of Hawaii
Greater AntillesA group of islands in the western West Indies
Greater Sunda IslandsA chain of islands including Borneo and Celebes and Java and Sumatra
Hawaiian Islands, H.I., Sandwich IslandsA group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific
Hebrides, Hebridean Islands, Hebridean Isles, Western Islands, Western IslesA group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
Inner Hebridesislands between the Outer Hebrides and the western coast of Scotland
Japan, Japanese Islands, Japanese ArchipelagoA string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
Leeward IslandsA group of islands in the eastern West Indies
Lesser Antilles, CaribeesA group of islands in the southeastern West Indies
Lesser Sunda Islands, Nusa TenggaraA chain of islands forming a province of Indonesia to the east of Java
LofotenA string of islands off the northwestern coast of Norway in the Norwegian Sea
Madeira Islands, MadeirasA group of volcanic islands in the Atlantic Ocean to the west of Morocco
Malay Archipelago, East Indies, East IndiaA group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
Mariana Islands, Marianas, Ladrone IslandsA chain of coral and volcanic islands in Micronesia (including Guam and the Northern Marianas) halfway between New Guinea and Japan
Marquesas Islands, Iles MarquisesA group of volcanic islands in the south central Pacific
Marshall IslandsA group of coral islands in eastern Micronesia
MelanesiaThe islands in the southwestern part of Oceania
MicronesiaThe islands in the northwestern part of Oceania
Oceania, OceanicaA large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)
Orkney IslandsAn archipelago of about 70 islands in the North Atlantic and North Sea off the northeastern coast of Scotland
Outer HebridesA 130-mile long archipelago to the northwest of Scotland
Palau, Palau Islands, Belau, PelewA chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean
Philippines, Philippine IslandsAn archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
PolynesiaThe islands in the eastern part of Oceania
Ryukyu IslandsA chain of 55 islands in the western Pacific to the to the southwest of Japan (returned by United States to Japan in 1972)
Scilly Islands, Isles of ScillyAn archipelago of small islands off the southwestern coast of England near the entrance to the English Channel
Shetland, Shetland Islands, ZetlandAn archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland
Society IslandsAn island group of French Polynesia in the South Pacific to the east of Samoa
Solomons, Solomon IslandsThe northernmost islands are part of Papua New Guinea
Sunda IslandsA chain of islands in the western Malay Archipelago
SvalbardA Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean
Tierra del FuegoAn archipelago off southern South America
Tuamotu Archipelago, Paumotu Archipelago, Low ArchipelagoA group of about 80 coral islands in French Polynesia
Tubuai Islands, Austral IslandsA chain of small islands in French Polynesia
Tuvalu, Ellice IslandsA group of coral islands in Micronesia to the southwest of Hawaii
Volcano IslandsA group of Japanese Islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean to the north of the Marianas
West Indies, the IndiesThe string of islands between North America and South America
Windward Islands, Windward IslesA group of islands in the southeastern West Indies
MembersislandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
Broaderland, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firmaThe solid part of the earth's surface
Spanisharchipiélago
Catalanarxipèlag
Adjectivesarchipelagicrelating to or part of an archipelago

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