Complete Definition of "archipelago"

English

Etymology
From Greek archi + Latin pelago

Pronunciation
italbrac|RP IPA|/ɑːkɪˈpɛləgəʊ/
italbrac|US IPA|/ɑːrkəˈpɛləgoʊ/
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Noun
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Image:Henningsvaer-3.jpg|thumb|An archipelago from above.
en-noun|pl2=archipelagoes

  1. A group of islands.
  2. Something scattered around like an archipelago.

#: The Gulag Archipelago

Translations

Albanian: arkipelag
Chinese: 群島 (qún-dǎo)
Czech: souostroví#Czech|souostroví n
Dutch: Archipel
Finnish: saaristo (1)
German: Archipel (Arkhipel)
Greek: αρχιπέλαγος [archipelagos] n
Hebrew: ארכיפלג|אַרְכִיפֶּלָג (arkhipelag) m
Italian: arcipelago m
Korean: 군도 (gun-do)
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Japanese: 群島 (ぐんとう, guntō)
Lithuanian: salynas m, archipelagas m
Maltese: arċipelagu
Polish: archipelag m
Portuguese: :pt:arquipélago|arquipélago m
Slovak: súostrovie#Slovak|súostrovie n
Spanish: archipiélago m
Swedish: skärgård

Related terms
archipelagic

Category:Islands

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