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New Britain

A volcanic island of Papua New Guinea, in the southwest Pacific Ocean. It is the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago.

New Britain

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(Placename) an island in the S Pacific, northeast of New Guinea: the largest island of the Bismarck Archipelago; part of Papua New Guinea; mountainous, with several active volcanoes. Capital: Rabaul. Pop: 161 737 (2000). Area: 36 519 sq km (14 100 sq miles)

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1. the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea, in the W central Pacific Ocean. 268,400. ab. 14,600 sq. mi. (37,814 sq. km). Cap.: Rabaul.
2. a city in central Connecticut. 71,780.
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Noun1.New Britain - the largest island in the Bismarck ArchipelagoNew Britain - the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago; part of Papua New Guinea
Bismarck Archipelago - a group of islands in the southwestern Pacific to the northeast of New Guinea; part of Papua New Guinea
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