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.

Sea Islands

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

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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Had she, she might readily have been forgiven for abandoning the last vestige of hope, for to the people of Helium Torquas seems as remote as do the South Sea Islands to us.
She had correspondences with clerical gentlemen in most of our East and West India possessions; and was secretly attached to the Reverend Silas Hornblower, who was tattooed in the South Sea Islands.
Gone were the Morris papers and gone the severe cretonnes, gone were the Arundel prints that had adorned the walls of her drawingroom in Ashley Gardens; the room blazed with fantastic colour, and I wondered if she knew that those varied hues, which fashion had imposed upon her, were due to the dreams of a poor painter in a South Sea island.
It was rough work, give and take, if we were finished, and nothing said, and we ran niggers from every south sea island they didn't kick us off from.
For the love of goodness, child,' exclaimed my aunt, 'don't call the woman by that South Sea Island name
Fancy him on a South Sea island, with the Cherokees, or Patagonians, or some such wild niggers
Some Manchester chaps said it was as good as any Sea Island cotton on the market.
REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh CAIRO -- 4 March 2018: The Supreme Constitutional Court officially turned down the curtains on the Red Sea Islands Transfer Pact between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, per which Cairo announced Saudi sovereignty on the disputed islands, to put an end to a two-year judiciary battle.
Civilian facility construction is the major focus of the South China Sea islands building and the portion of defense deployment is relatively small,' Chen Xiangmiao, a research fellow at the National Institute for the South China Sea, was quoted in a report by Chinese publication Global Times on Monday.
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC), headed by Abdel Wahab Abdel Razak, postponed on Saturday a hearing for a lawsuit filed by the government to resolve contradicting rulings of other courts regarding the Red Sea islands case, to 21 January.
The plan surfaced on Friday after a US think tank released satellite images showing what it said was "more Chinese infrastructure built on seven artificial South China Sea islands," South China Morning Post reported.
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