HyperDic: new_zealand

English > 2 senses of the expression New Zealand:
NOUNlocationNew Zealandan independent country within the British Commonwealth
locationNew Zealand, New Zealand IslandsNorth Island and South Island and adjacent small islands in the South Pacific
English > New Zealand: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningAn independent country within the British Commonwealth; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1907; known for sheep and spectacular scenery.
Instance ofcountry, state, landThe territory occupied by a nation
Member ofBritish Commonwealth, Commonwealth of NationsAn association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown
British EmpireA former empire consisting of Great Britain and all the territories under its control
MembersNew Zealander, KiwiA native or inhabitant of New ... / New Zealand
Part ofNew Zealand, New Zealand IslandsNorth Island and South Island and adjacent small islands in the South Pacific
PartsAucklandThe largest city and principal port of New Zealand
Christchurchindustrial city at the center of a rich agricultural region
Cook StraitA narrow strait separating the North Island and South Island in New Zealand
Wellington, capital of New ZealandThe capital of New Zealand
Region ofpommy, pomA disparaging term for a British person
returning officerThe official in each electorate who holds the election and returns the results
SpanishNew Zealand, Nueva Zealand, Nueva Zelanda, Nueva Zelandia
CatalanNova, Nova Zelanda
English > New Zealand: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningNorth Island and South Island and adjacent small islands in the South Pacific.
SynonymNew Zealand Islands
Instance ofislandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
Part ofPacific, Pacific OceanThe largest ocean in the world
PartsNew ZealandAn independent country within the British Commonwealth
North IslandThe smaller but more populous of two main islands of New Zealand
South IslandThe larger / larger but less populous of two main islands of New Zealand
SpanishNueva Zealand, Nueva Zelanda
CatalanNova, Nova Zelanda
AdjectivesNew Zealanderof or relating to or characteristic of New Zealand or its people

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