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Cook Islands

An island group of the southern Pacific Ocean east of Samoa. Inhabited by Polynesians who arrived around 1,500 years ago, the islands are named for Capt. James Cook, who visited them in 1773. They are now self-governing under the sovereignty of New Zealand.

Cook Islands

pl n
(Placename) a group of islands in the SW Pacific, an overseas territory of New Zealand: consists of the Lower Cooks and the Northern Cooks Capital: Avarua, on Rarotonga. Pop: 10 447 (2013 est). Area: 234 sq km (90 sq miles)

Cook′ Is′lands


n.pl.
a group of islands in the S Pacific belonging to New Zealand. 21,317; 99 sq. mi. (256 sq. km).
Translations
Cookovy ostrovy
Cookinseln
Cookinsaaret
îles Cook
Cook-szigetek
Wyspy Cooka
Cooköarna
Cook Adaları
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