New Georgia

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New Georgia

1. (Placename) a group of islands in the SW Pacific, in the Solomon Islands
2. (Placename) the largest island in this group. Area: about 1300 sq km (500 sq miles)

New` Geor′gia

1. a group of islands in the Solomon Islands, in the SW Pacific.
2. the chief island of this group. 50 mi. (80 km) long; 20 mi. (32 km) wide.
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After many days on the schooner, and after beholding more land and islands than he had ever dreamed of, he was landed on New Georgia, and put to work in the field clearing jungle and cutting cane grass.
They were sent back to New Georgia, where the white men knocked seven bells out of them all around and put them to work.
Four months of this passed, when, the reward having been raised to a thousand sticks, he was caught and sent back to New Georgia and the road-building gang.
On the way back to New Georgia, the schooner dropped anchor in Marau Sound, which lies at the southeastern extremity of Guadalcanar.
Two months after, they learned from Bowen, commander of the Albemarle, that the debris of shipwrecked vessels had been seen on the coasts of New Georgia.
Thence, bearing generally south-east and making slow progress in the dead beat to windward, the Ariel dropped anchor in nearly every harbour of the Solomons, from Choiseul and Ronongo islands, to the islands of Kulambangra, Vangunu, Pavuvu, and New Georgia.
Emily Doe of Gedetarbo and Caroline Julue of New Georgia communities, all of Pleebo Sodoken District laud Mr.
6 meters respectively), connects the townships of Gbagloh and New Georgia on Bushrod Island and Gardnersville, respectively; while the Diah Bridge (84 feet X 31 feet) in Grand Cape Mount County connects Tewor District to Porkpa and Gola Konneh Districts, Robertsport and 38 other catchment towns in the area.
Gwen, bad at Ubangi signa but a dab New Georgia hand, Edna hailed.
Among the targets Cactus warplanes struck was the enemy airfield on Munda Point, New Georgia.
Under the program Georgia Taxpayers can receive a 90 percent tax credit by donating to a qualified hospital through the new Georgia Rural Hospital Tax Credit Program.
With the collapse of communism and the breakup of the Soviet Union, Georgia again became an independent nation and Baptist leaders wished to make their worship and mission in the new Georgia relevant to the nation's culture and heritage.

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