Definition of Solomon islands

1. Noun. The southern Solomon Islands that since 1978 form an independent state in the British Commonwealth.

Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Terms within: Bougainville, Honiara
Group relationships: Solomons



2. Noun. The northernmost islands are part of Papua New Guinea; the remainder form an independent state within the British Commonwealth.
Exact synonyms: Solomons
Group relationships: Melanesia
Terms within: Guadalcanal
Generic synonyms: Archipelago

Definition of Solomon islands

1. Proper noun. A country in Melanesia. Official name: Solomon Islands. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solomon Islands

Solidago odora
Solidago rugosa
Solidago sempervirens
Solidago spathulata
Solidarity
Solingen
Solo man
Solomon
Solomon's-seal
Solomon's seal
Solomon Guggenheim
Solomon Gundy
Solomon Hurok
Solomon Islander
Solomon Islanders
Solomon Islands
Solomonic
Solomons
Solon
Solong
Solothurn
Solovian
Solresol
Sols
Solvay
Solvay process
Solway Firth
Solzhenitsyn
Solzhenitsynian
Somal

Literary usage of Solomon islands

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1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1888)
"EXPLORATION OF THE solomon islands. desired on behalf of the Society to acknowledge that it was through the courtesy and by the friendly intervention of His ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"solomon islands, Melanesia, a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, belonging to Great ... Consult Guppy, HB, 'The solomon islands' (1887); Woodford, ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1890)
"Further Explorations in the solomon islands. By CM WOODFORD. (Read at the Evening Meeting, February 24th, 1800.) Map, p. 441. NOT quite two years ago I had ..."

4. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"... and Moluccas to west, and including the solomon islands, New Hebrides, and New Caledonia to east. ic. Arctic: Greenland and the area north of the Arctic ..."

5. The Cruise of the Snark by Jack London (1911)
"solomon islands Canoe. Our Solomon sores increased and multiplied. And the cockroaches on board held a combined Fourth of July and Coronation Parade. ..."

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