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Meaning of "Howland Island" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOWLAND ISLAND

Howland Island  [ˈhaʊlənd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOWLAND ISLAND

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Howland Island is a noun.
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WHAT DOES HOWLAND ISLAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Howland Island

Howland Island

Howland Island /ˈhaʊlənd/ is an uninhabited coral island located just north of the equator in the central Pacific Ocean, about 1,700 nautical miles southwest of Honolulu. The island lies almost halfway between Hawaii and Australia and is an unincorporated, unorganized territory of the United States. Geographically, together with Baker Island it forms part of the Phoenix Islands. For statistical purposes, Howland is grouped as one of the United States Minor Outlying Islands. Howland is located at 0°48′24″N 176°36′59″W / 0.80667°N 176.61639°W / 0.80667; -176.61639Coordinates: 0°48′24″N 176°36′59″W / 0.80667°N 176.61639°W / 0.80667; -176.61639. It covers 450 acres, with 4 miles of coastline. The island has an elongated plantain-shape on a north-south axis. There is no lagoon. Howland Island National Wildlife Refuge consists of the 455-acre island and the surrounding 32,074 acres of submerged land. The island is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as an insular area under the U.S. Department of the Interior and is part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. The atoll has no economic activity.

Definition of Howland Island in the English dictionary

The definition of Howland Island in the dictionary is a small island in the central Pacific, near the equator northwest of Phoenix Island: US airfield. Area: 2.6 sq km.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOWLAND ISLAND


Cleveland
ˈkliːvlənd
Dowland
ˈdaʊlənd
England
ˈɪŋɡlənd
Falkland
ˈfɔːlklənd
Finland
ˈfɪnlənd
Greenland
ˈɡriːnlənd
holland
ˈhɒlənd
Iceland
ˈaɪslənd
Ireland
ˈaɪələnd
island
ˈaɪlənd
lowland
ˈləʊlənd
mainland
ˈmeɪnlənd
Poland
ˈpəʊlənd
Portland
ˈpɔːtlənd
Roland
ˈrəʊlənd
soland
ˈsəʊlənd
Switzerland
ˈswɪtsələnd
troland
ˈtrəʊlənd
Wayland
ˈweɪlənd
Zealand
ˈziːlənd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOWLAND ISLAND

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howler monkey
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Howlin´ Wolf
howling
howlingly
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WORDS THAT END LIKE HOWLAND ISLAND

Chatham Island
Christmas Island
Coney Island
desert island
Deutschland
Easter Island
Friesland
Gippsland
grassland
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 Howland Island in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Howland Island» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

豪兰岛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Howland Island
570 millions of speakers

English

Howland Island
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मोनैको
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

جزيرة هاولاند
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Хауленд
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Ilha Howland
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হল্যান্ড দ্বীপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Howland Island
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pulau Howland
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Howland Island
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハウランド島
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하울 랜드 섬
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pulo Howland
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Đảo Howland
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Howland தீவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॉवेँड बेट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Howland Adası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Howland Island
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Wyspa Howland
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Хауленд
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Insula Howland
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Νήσος Χάουλαντ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Howland Island
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Howland Island
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Howland Island
5 millions of speakers

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOWLAND ISLAND» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOWLAND ISLAND»

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Eyewitness: The Amelia Earhart Incident
Finally, when she thought she was over Howland Island, the reception was rated a very good S-5. Increased signal strength alone is not sufficient proof of a broadcaster's proximity. Even Commander Thompson acknowledged that "press was ...
Thomas E. Devine, Richard M. Daley, 1987
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Birding in Central and Western New York: Best Trails and ...
Turn left (W) on Howland Island Road. Park at the end of Howland Island Road ( along the road) near the bridge over the Erie Canal which is now open only to pedestrians. Admission: Free Route Distance: About 8.5 miles Time To Canoe: ...
Norman E. Wolfe, 2001
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Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved
After they were safely a couple hundred feet in the air, she gently turned the plane to a compass heading of 073 degrees, direct for Howland Island. She reduced the engines to climb power and quickly scanned the engine gauges to check that ...
Elgen M. Long, Marie K. Long, 2000
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LIFE
When war came, there were four of us stationed on Howland Island, southwest of Honolulu. Our jobs there were simple. We were working for the Department of Interior and manning the weather station. The reports from our station were used  ...
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The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports ...
Our attention has been called to the fact that, under the terms of the charter-party, the shipowner was at liberty, after his vessel left Bombay, to go upon other voyages with other cargoes to other ports, before coming to Howland's Island, where ...
‎1870
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The Law Journal Reports
Our attention has been called to the fact that, under the terms of the charter-party, the shipowner was at liberty, after his vessel left Bombay, to go upon other voyages with other cargoes to other ports, before coming to Howland's Island, where ...
‎1870
7
Analytical Digest of Cases Published in the Law Journal Reports
Our attention has been called to the fact that, under the terms of the charter-party, the shipowner was at liberty, after his vessel left Bombay, to go upon other voyages with other cargoes to other ports, before coming to Howland's Island, where ...
Henry D. Barton, 1870
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The Weekly Reporter
The words in this charter-party are " from Howland's Island to the United Kingdom ." Even if the risk attached, this is not a loss of freight within the meaning of the policy, as this was not an insurance on any particnlar designated freight, bat only  ...
‎1870
9
Amelia Earhart's Shoes: Is the Mystery Solved?
If you head out from Howland Island at 337 degrees — toward the north — you'll eventually hit a nice big land mass — the Kamchatka Peninsula, a bit more than 4,000 miles away. You can't do that in an Electra 10E, especially after burning ...
Thomas F. King, 2004
10
U.S. insular areas application of the U.S. Constitution : ...
A legal battle ensued over the guano rights on Howland Island between the American Guano Company and Alfred Benson, who by then was its competitor. Alfred Benson landed on Howland Island in 1861 and expelled employees of ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOWLAND ISLAND»

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About some who have disappeared
Most likely her plane ran out of fuel somewhere near Howland Island and just sank in the ocean. They're still looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight ... «The Suburban Newspaper, Jul 15»
2
Earhart search drives group's leader
... Fred Noonan, ran out of gas and crashed into deep ocean waters northwest of Howland Island, a tiny speck in the South Pacific that the pair ... «Rocky Mount Telegram, Jul 15»
3
78 years later, the search for Amelia Earhart continues
... in a Lockheed Electra airplane, with a plan to land on the small Howland Island. What happened next has befuddled investigators ever since. «Fusion, Jul 15»
4
Birmingham Mail Nostalgia - A look back at July 2 in years gone by
1937: Amelia Earhart Putnam, American aviator, and co-pilot Fred Noonan were lost near Howland Island in the Pacific during their attempt to ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
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Finding Amelia Earhart
Earhart is flying to Oakland, Ca., where she and her crew will begin their round-the-world flight to Howland Island on March 18. (AP Photo, file). Ric Gillespie ... «Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Jul 15»
6
5 can't-miss running events in July
Montezuma 5K and half — The inaugural Montezuma 5K and half marathon will take place on Sunday, July 26, at the Howland Island Wildlife ... «Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Jun 15»
7
Elected Women Weigh In on $10 Bill Debate
... to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, and her co-pilot Fred Noonan disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean near Howland Island in 1937. «Wheeling Intelligencer, Jun 15»
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US researchers claim metal fragments prove Amelia Earhart …
Accompanied by Fred Noonan, her navigator, Ms Earhart had taken off from Lae, in New Guinea, and was searching for Howland Island in the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
9
Amelia Earhart 'captured by the Japanese and the U.S. government …
The pair had intended to fly to Howland island, but because of bad weather and low fuel they ended up on Nikumaroro, surviving the crash ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
10
Worry Before Your Next Big Challenge, Not During
... in 1937, Earhart and her navigator disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean near Howland Island. Her grim and mysterious death still resonates to this day. «Big Think, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Howland Island [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/howland-island>. Nov 2020 ».
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