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Meaning of "Gilbert Islands" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GILBERT ISLANDS

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GILBERT ISLANDS

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Gilbert Islands is a noun.
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WHAT DOES GILBERT ISLANDS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gilbert Islands

Gilbert Islands

The Gilbert Islands are a chain of sixteen atolls and coral islands in the Pacific Ocean. They are the main part of Republic of Kiribati and include Tarawa, the site of the country's capital and residence of almost half of the population.

Definition of Gilbert Islands in the English dictionary

The definition of Gilbert Islands in the dictionary is a group of islands in the W Pacific: with Banaba, the Phoenix Islands, and three of the Line Islands they constitute the independent state of Kiribati; until 1975 they formed part of the British colony of Gilbert and Ellice Islands; achieved full independence in 1979. Pop: 82 902. Area: 295 sq km.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GILBERT ISLANDS

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gilded cage
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Gilead
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WORDS THAT END LIKE GILBERT ISLANDS

British Virgin Islands
Caicos Islands
Cayman Islands
Cook Islands
Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
hands
Highlands
Hollands
Islands
Keeling Islands
lands
Mariana Islands
Marshall Islands
Midlands
Netherlands
Northern Mariana Islands
Solomon Islands
the Netherlands
Turks and Caicos Islands
Virgin Islands

Synonyms and antonyms of Gilbert Islands in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Gilbert Islands» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GILBERT ISLANDS

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

Translator English - Chinese

吉尔伯特群岛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Islas Gilbert
570 millions of speakers

English

Gilbert Islands
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गिल्बर्ट द्वीप
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

جزر جلبرت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

острова Гилберта
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Ilhas Gilbert
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গিলবার্ট দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

îles Gilbert
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kepulauan Gilbert
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gilbert -Inseln
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ギルバート諸島
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

길버트 제도
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kapuloan Gilbert
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Quần đảo Gilbert
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கில்பர்ட் தீவுகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गिल्बर्ट बेटे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gilbert Adaları
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Isole Gilbert
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Gilbert Islands
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Острови Гілберта
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Insulele Gilbert
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Gilbert Islands
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Gilbert Eilande
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Gilbert Islands
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gilbert Islands
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Gilbert Islands

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GILBERT ISLANDS»

The term «Gilbert Islands» is regularly used and occupies the 81.181 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GILBERT ISLANDS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Gilbert Islands

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GILBERT ISLANDS»

Discover the use of Gilbert Islands in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Gilbert Islands and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Migrations, Myth and Magic from the Gilbert Islands: Early ...
Early Writings of Sir Arthur Grimble Rosemary Grimble. The destination of the soul ()n the island of Tamana they believed that the soul went to a paradise called Mane beyond the western horizon. As soon as life was extinct in any member of a ...
Rosemary Grimble, 2013
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In the South Seas: Being an Account of Experiences and ...
Being an Account of Experiences and Observations in the Marquesas, Paumotus and Gilbert Islands in the Course of Two Cruises, on the Yacht "Casco" (1888) and the Schooner "Equator" (1889) Robert Louis Stevenson. CHAPTER IV ...
Robert Louis Stevenson, 1905
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The Gilbert Islands in World War Two
But there is much more to the WWII story of the Gilbert Islands than a single battle. In addition to the Battle of Tarawa, this book also tells of the periods of Japanese and American occupations, of coast-watching and German raiders.
Peter McQuarrie, 2012
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Historical Dictionary of European Imperialism
In the center are the Gilbert Islands, with the capital at Tarawa. The Gilberts are at the equator just west of the international dateline. At the far east of the country are the Line Islands, of which the main atoll is Christmas Island* or Kiritimati.
James Stuart Olson, Robert Shadle, 1991
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Atoll Politics: The Republic of Kiribati
In late November 1978, delegations representing the Gilbert Islands, the Banabans and Great Britain took part in a Constitutional Conference held at Marlborough House in London. The three broad areas of discussion were: the future status of ...
Howard Van Trease, 1993
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Europa World Year
Recent History In 1892 the United Kingdom established a protectorate over the 16 atolls of the Gilbert Islands and the nine Ellice Islands (now Tuvalu). The two groups were administered together by the Western Pacific High Commission ...
Taylor & Francis Group, 2004
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Stories from the Marshall Islands: Bwebwenato Jān Aelōn̄ Kein
He was bora on Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, in 1 92 1 . He was of the Ri - Pit clan, and his patemal grandfather was an Englishman. Mr. Milne had Marshallese connections through his father, who was bom on Epoon of a Gilbertese mother.
Jack A. Tobin, 2002
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Land Magnetic Observations: Land magnetic observations ...
Gilbert Islands. . Gilbert Islands. . Gilbert Islands. . Gilbert Islands. . Gilbert Islands . . Gilbert Islands . . Gilbert Islands. . Gilbert Islands. . Gilbert Islands. . Tokelau Islands. Solomon Islands. Solomon Islands. Solomon Islands. Solomon Islands.
Carnegie Institution of Washington. Dept. of Terrestrial Magnetism, Louis Agricola Bauer, John Adam Fleming, 1921
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Researches
Entrance Island . . . Gawa Island Kiriwina Island . . . Mambare Buna Bay Cape Nelson Ipoteto Island Kwato Island Samarai, B Rabaul Island or Group Gilbert Islands. . . Gilbert Islands. . Gilbert Islands. . . Gilbert Islands. . Gilbert Islands. . Gilbert ...
Carnegie Institution of Washington. Dept. of Terrestrial Magnetism, 1921
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Researches of the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Panasesa Island . . . Doini Island Kiagouam Island. . Entrance Island. . . Gawa Island Kiriwina Island . . . Mambare Buna Bay Cape Nelson I pot c to Island .... Kwato Island Samarai, B Rabaul Island or Group Gilbert Islands. . . Gilbert Islands .
Carnegie Institution of Washington. Dept. of Terrestrial Magnetism, 1921

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GILBERT ISLANDS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Gilbert Islands is used in the context of the following news items.
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Remains of 36 Marines, including Medal of Honor recipient, killed 70 …
... U.S. Marines, including a Medal of Honor recipient, who were killed during a fierce fight more than 70 years ago in the remote Gilbert Islands. «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
2
13 professional baseball players who became war heroes
... the fight in the Pacific. Feller spent 26 months on the USS Alabama, seeing combat at Kwajalein, the Gilbert Islands and the Marshall Islands. «We Are The Mighty, Jul 15»
3
Pacific News Minute: Kiribati's Climate Change Challenges
Britain seized control of what it called the Gilbert Islands. Occupied by Japan at the start of the Second World War, the U.S. marines won the ... «Hawaii Public Radio-HPR2, Jul 15»
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A Marine Lost Long Ago Arrives Home, Via Bradley Airport
The organization's founder, Mark Noah, has provided money for recovery efforts in the Caroline, Marshall, Palau and Gilbert Islands, and has ... «Hartford Courant, Jul 15»
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WWII Vet 'Buried at Sea' Finally Coming Home
WWII research and recovery nonprofit History Flight gave the family hope when it launched a multimillion-dollar search of the Gilbert Islands in ... «Newser, Jul 15»
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Jack Marshall saw some of the bloodiest battles in World War II
Jack last saw Art Gagney in battle on Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands where the Japanese mowed down 1,200 Americans in 72 hours during Nov. «Ceres Courier, Jul 15»
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John Cramer, VFW leader
He was a staff sergeant and fought in the Gilbert Islands and Marshall Islands in the Pacific. He received two Bronze Stars. In 1950, Mr. Cramer ... «NorthJersey.com, Jun 15»
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Bonnyman grandson: Remains of Medal of Honor winner discovered
22, 1943 during Battle of Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands. Bonnyman is one of four Knoxville Medal of Honor winners since World War I. «Knoxville News Sentinel, Jun 15»
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Hastings celebrates Kiribati Independence Day.
Under the United Kingdom it was changed to Gilbert Islands until it became independent on July 12, 1979, when it was renamed became ... «All About Hawke's Bay, Jun 15»
10
The Many Careers of Jay Forrester
He stayed on board while the carrier conducted combat operations near the Gilbert Islands on December 4. “You could see the torpedo ... «MIT Technology Review, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gilbert Islands [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gilbert-islands>. Mar 2021 ».
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