Stewart Island

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Stewart Island

A volcanic island of southern New Zealand off the southern coast of South Island. It was purchased by Britain from its original Maori inhabitants in 1864.

Stewart Island

n
(Placename) the third largest island of New Zealand, in the SW Pacific off the S tip of South Island. Pop: 387 (2001). Area: 1735 sq km (670 sq miles)

Stew′art Is′land

(ˈstu ərt, ˈstyu-)
n.
one of the islands of New Zealand, S of South Island. 670 sq. mi. (1735 sq. km).
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