Thousand Islands

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Thousand Islands

A group of about 1,800 islands of northern New York and southeast Ontario, Canada, in the St. Lawrence River at the outlet of Lake Ontario. The islands, some of which are privately owned, are a popular resort area.

Thousand Islands

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(Placename) a group of about 1500 islands between the US and Canada, in the upper St Lawrence River: administratively divided between the two countries

Thou′sand Is′lands


n.pl.
a group of about 1500 islands in S Ontario, Canada, and N New York State, in the St. Lawrence River at the outlet of Lake Ontario: summer resorts.
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