Definition of Marshall islands

1. Noun. A republic (under United States protection) on the Marshall Islands.

Exact synonyms: Republic Of The Marshall Islands
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa

2. Noun. A group of coral islands in eastern Micronesia.

Definition of Marshall islands

1. Proper noun. A country in Oceania. Official name: Republic of the Marshall Islands. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marshall Islands

Marseilles fever
Marshal Saxe
Marshal Tito
Marshall's method
Marshall's oblique vein
Marshall's vestigial fold
Marshall-Marchetti test
Marshall Islander
Marshall Islands
Marshall McLuhan
Marshall Plan
Marshall syndrome
Marshall test
Marshallagia marshalli
Marsilea drummondii
Marsilea quadrifolia
Marston Moor

Literary usage of Marshall islands

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"THE marshall islands.» By Dr. STEINBACH. THE Marshall group consists of two nearly ... The climate of the marshall islands is, for a tropical climate, ..."

2. Human Radiation Experiments: Hearing Before the Committee on Governmental by DIANE Publishing Company (1998)
"Now we'll turn to the marshall islands, and our next witness is Phillip Muller, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the marshall islands. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"In none of the atolls of the Ellice, Gilbert or marshall islands were we able to observe the character ... The marshall islands, as well as the Ellice and ..."

4. Japan and World Peace by Kiyoshi Karl Kawakami (1919)
"... emigration— Japan has no real colony—Resources of the South Pacific islands— Potash deposits valuable to rice culture in Japan—The marshall islands— ..."

5. The International Geography by Hugh Robert Mill (1915)
"The marshall islands.'—This group is formed by a number of coral reefs, or atolls, with a total area of 160 square miles, which run in two nearly parallel ..."

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