New Ireland


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New Ireland

A volcanic island of Papua New Guinea in the southwest Pacific Ocean in the Bismarck Archipelago. Until 1797, European geographers believed it to be part of the island of New Britain.

New Ireland

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(Placename) an island in the S Pacific, in the Bismarck Archipelago, separated from New Britain by St George's Channel: part of Papua New Guinea. Chief town and port: Kavieng. Pop (province): 118 148 (2000). Area (including adjacent islands): 9850 sq km (3800 sq miles)

New` Ire′land


n.
an island in the Bismarck Archipelago, in the W central Pacific Ocean NE of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. 78,900; ab. 3800 sq. mi. (9800 sq. km).
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Noun1.New Ireland - an island in the Bismarck ArchipelagoNew Ireland - an 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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