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Noun1.Solomons - the northernmost islands are part of Papua New GuineaSolomons - the northernmost islands are part of Papua New Guinea; the remainder form an independent state within the British Commonwealth
Melanesia - the islands in the southwestern part of Oceania
Guadalcanal - a mountainous island; the largest of the Solomon Islands in the independent state that is a member of the British Commonwealth
Solomon Islands - the southern Solomon Islands that since 1978 form an independent state in the British Commonwealth
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When I was wrecked in the Solomons on the blackbirder, the Minota, it was Captain Kellar, master of the blackbirder, the Eugenie, who rescued me.
Now, in the Solomons, where whites are few and blacks are many, and where the whites do the ruling, such an offer to fight is the deadliest insult.
"But it's a far cry from the Solomons to the United States."
"Solomon's Mines?" ejaculated both my hearers at once.
Brother Solomon and Sister Jane were rich, and the family candor and total abstinence from false politeness with which they were always received seemed to them no argument that their brother in the solemn act of making his will would overlook the superior claims of wealth.
It was to the island that Peter now flew to put his strange case before old Solomon Caw, and he alighted on it with relief, much heartened to find himself at last at home, as the birds call the island.
"Oh, Solomon, dear Solomon!" cried Miss Pross, clapping her hands again.
Nay, it was felt to be such a holiday and special night, that, on the motion of little Solomon Daisy, every man
They are upon Mount Moriah, where King Solomon's Temple stood.
The truest of all men was the Man of Sorrows, and the truest of all books is Solomon's, and Ecclesiastes is the fine hammered steel of woe.
However, there was a tradition amongst the wise men of the country that the Dragon might be overcome by one who possessed King Solomon's signet-ring, upon which a secret writing was engraved.
Solomon Rout, the chief engineer, smoking his morning cigar over the skylight, would turn away his head in order to hide a smile.