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archipelago

noun [C] uk   /ˌɑː.kɪˈpel.ə.ɡəʊ/  us   /ˌɑːr.kɪˈpel.ə.ɡoʊ/ (plural archipelagos or archipelagoes)
a group of small islands or an area of sea in which there are many small islands: the Hawaiian archipelago
Translations of “archipelago”
in Vietnamese quần đảo…
in Spanish archipiélago…
in Thai หมู่เกาะ…
in Malaysian gugusan pulau-pulau…
in French archipel…
in German der Archipel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 群島, 群島周圍的海域…
in Indonesian kepulauan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 群岛, 群岛周围的海域…
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