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Meaning of "Chatham Island" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHATHAM ISLAND

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHATHAM ISLAND

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Chatham Island is a noun.
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WHAT DOES CHATHAM ISLAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Chatham Island

Chatham Island

Chatham Island is by far the largest island of the Chatham Islands group, in the south Pacific Ocean off the eastern coast of New Zealand. It is said to be "halfway between the equator and the pole, and right on the International Date Line". The island is called Rekohu in Moriori, and Wharekauri in Maori. The island was named after the survey ship HMS Chatham which was the first European ship to locate the island in 1791. It covers an area of 920 square kilometres. Chatham Island lies 650km south-east of Cape Turnagain, the nearest point of mainland New Zealand to the island.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHATHAM ISLAND

Chateaubriand
chatelain
chatelaine
Chatham
Chatham Islands
chatline
chaton
chatoyance
chatoyancy
chatoyant
chatroom
Chatsworth House
chatta
Chattagam
Chattanooga

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHATHAM ISLAND

Christmas Island
Coney Island
desert island
Deutschland
Friesland
Gippsland
grassland
Howland Island
island
Long Island
Norfolk Island
North Island
Pitcairn Island
Prince Edward Island
Queensland
Rhode Island
South Island
Staten Island
the South Island
Vancouver Island
Wake Island

Synonyms and antonyms of Chatham Island in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Chatham Island» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHATHAM ISLAND

Find out the translation of Chatham Island to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Chatham Island from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Chatham Island» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

查塔姆岛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Chatham Island
570 millions of speakers

English

Chatham Island
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चैथम द्वीप
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

تشاتام الجزيرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Остров Чатем
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Chatham Island
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চ্যাথাম আইল্যান্ড
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Chatham Island
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pulau Chatham
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Chatham Island
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チャタム島
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

채텀 아일랜드
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pulo Chatham
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Đảo Chatham
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சாத்ரம் தீவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चॅथम बेट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Chatham Adası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Isole Chatham
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Chatham Island
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

острів Чатем
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Chatham Island
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Chatham Νησί
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Chatham Island
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Chatham Island
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Chatham Island
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Chatham Island

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHATHAM ISLAND»

The term «Chatham Island» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.529 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Chatham Island

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHATHAM ISLAND»

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Library of Congress Subject Headings
Chatham family (Not Subd Geog) RT Cheatham family Chatham Island (N.Z.) UF Rekohu (N.Z.) Wharekauri (N.Z.) BT Chatham Islands (N.Z.) Islands—New Zealand Chatham Island black robin USE Chatham Island robin Chatham Island  ...
Library of Congress. Cataloging Policy and Support Office, 2005
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The Lost World of the Moa: Prehistoric Life of New Zealand
See also Cabalus modestus Chatham Island raven, 437; skull of, 439; taxonomy of, 438-439 Chatham Island sea eagle: nonexistence of, 356-357 Chatham Island snipe, 41 1 Chatham Island tit: in phase 3 extinction, 551 Chatham Island ...
T. H. Worthy, Richard N. Holdaway, 2002
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New Zealand Journal of Zoology
Pitt Island is about 16 km long, up to 10 km wide, and lies 20 km south of Chatham Island, across Pitt Strait. Pitt Island is inhabited by about 50 people, and it has been farmed since the mid 19th century. Sheep are raised almost exclusively for ...
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Handbook of the New Zealand flora
Adiantum Cunninghamii Chatham Island, W. Travers. 362. Hypolepis distans. — Mr. Colenso informs me that Mr. Edgerly was never at Cape Maria Van Diemen, but gathered this plant at Hokianga. 362. Cheilanthes tenuifolia, var. Sieberi.
Joseph Dalton Hooker (sir.), 1867
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New Zealand's South Island
Apart from the 50 or so people on Pitt Island, only Chatham Island is significantly populated. The islands' geographical contrasts are striking: rugged coastlines and towering cliffs, volcanic peaks, lagoons and peat bogs, sweeping beaches, ...
‎2009
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New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics
Schist occurs on Chatham Rise at least 700 km west of Chatham Island (Cullen 1965), but further west appears to give way to greywacke similar to the Torlesse Fades of the South Island (Landis & Bishop 1972). The metamorphic basement is  ...
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New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics
For relatively unfractionated rocks on northern Chatham Island and southern Chatham/Pitt Islands, incompatible element ratios (e.g., La/Ce, Zr/Nb) show some variability indicating source heterogeneity, although limited 87Sr/86Sr values ...
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Darwin in Galápagos: Footsteps to a New World
Pan de Azucar, Chatham Island, 1996. 7B. “Mimus melanotis” (Chatham Island mockingbird). Charles Darwin, editor. Birds Part 3 No. 2 of The zoology of the voyage ofH.M.S. Beagle. By John Gould. Edited and superintended by Charles ...
K. Thalia Grant, Gregory B. Estes, 2009
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New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics
Base of waterfall, cliff behind Awatapu Slip, south coast Chatham Island. Grid ref. 012911. C23 (R3239 TR) 77 -2 m.y. Olivine basalt flow transitional to hawaiite, overlain and underlain by agglomerate. Cliff behind Pinnacles, 80 m above sea ...
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Antarctic Sector of the Pacific
Feral farm stock, pigs, cats, rats and mice occur on Chatham Island, and all these pests except for rats are also on Pitt Island. Fortunately, all other islands and islets are now uninhabited and free of introduced mammals, and provide safe ...
G.P. Glasby, 1989

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHATHAM ISLAND»

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Production Begins on New Season of NHNZ Wildlife Show
Strawberry sea cucumbers that breathe through their bums and parent their young despite having no brains; Chatham Island skua females that ... «World Screen, Jul 15»
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Chatham Island women hit town for breast screening and shopping trip
Trip co-ordinator and Chatham Island resident of 23 years Debbie Whittaker-Prendeville said the trip, which is jointly funded by the Canterbury ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
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ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS
Established in 1836, one of Asia's largest saw mills was set up by the Britishers on Chatham Island. The mill is still functional even to this day. «The Indian Panorama, Jul 15»
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Latest innovations focus of roadshow
Mr McLaren spent six years on Chatham Island helping its locals to develop and grow their farming sector. "When I first got there the sector was ... «The Advocate, Jul 15»
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''What Happens'', Cilla McQueen (Brett McDowell Gallery)
This is most strongly evident in the haunting impressionistic haze of the artist's muted Chatham Island images. These low-key works are offset ... «Otago Daily Times, Jun 15»
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New Chatham Islands wharf a $52m 'payback'
... Budget earmarked up to $52 million to replace the corroding and increasingly unsafe wharf at Waitangi, the main centre on Chatham Island. «Stuff.co.nz, May 15»
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Stolen truck rolls 2000km home
Chatham Island Constable Tom McBride said it was likely the truck had been taken to unload crayfish pots. This kind of incident was not ... «Wairarapa Times-Age, May 15»
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Can't Get No Love
While I'll always have a weakness for the huge, rounded leaves of many hostas, Chatham Island forget-me-not (blessed with a mouthful of a ... «The Journal, May 15»
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On the consequences of ignoring purging on genetic …
Severe inbreeding depression and no evidence of purging in an extremely inbred wild species—the chatham island black robin. Evolution 68: ... «Nature.com, Apr 15»
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #13:
CHATHAM ISLAND, ZL7. John, ZL1BYZ, David, ZL1DK and John, ZL1ALZ are QRV as ZL7E from Kaingaroa, IOTA OC-038, until April 15. «eHam.net, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Chatham Island [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chatham-island>. Jun 2021 ».
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