Norfolk Island(redirected from Territory of Norfolk Island)
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An island territory of Australia in the southern Pacific Ocean northeast of Sydney. Discovered by Capt. James Cook in 1774, it was formerly a British penal colony.
(Placename) an island in the S Pacific, between New Caledonia and N New Zealand: an Australian external territory; discovered by Captain Cook in 1774; a penal settlement in early years. Capital: Kingston. Pop: 2182 (2012). Area: 36 sq km (14 sq miles)
an island in the S Pacific between New Caledonia and New Zealand: a territory of Australia. 2209; 13 sq. mi. (34 sq. km).
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|Noun||1.||Norfolk Island - an island territory of Australia in the Pacific Ocean off the eastern coast of Australia; formerly a British penal colony|