Sea Islands

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Sea Islands

A chain of islands in the Atlantic Ocean off South Carolina, Georgia, and northern Florida. The Spanish established a number of missions on the islands in the 1500s and 1600s.
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Sea Islands

pl n
(Placename) a chain of islands in the Atlantic off the coasts of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida
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Sea′ Is′lands


n.pl.
a group of islands in the Atlantic, along the coasts of South Carolina, Georgia, and N Florida.
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As I write, it is "Not Yet Uhuru" for the following islands and city states: Ascension Island (UK), Saint Helena Island (UK); Tristan da Cunha Archipelago (UK), Bassas de India Atoll (France), Europa Island (France), Glorioso Islands (France), Iles Eparses (France), Juan de Nova Island (France), Mayotte Islands (France), Reunion Island (France), Tromelin Island (France), Canary Islands (Spain), Ceuta (Spain), and Madeira (Portugal).
But instead he is leaving his wife and children behind for 12 months and making the five-day voyage to Saint Helena island 1,200 miles off the coast of Namibia in Africa.