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Archipelago

(ärkĭpĕl`əgō) [Ital., from Gr.,=chief sea], ancient name of the Aegean SeaAegean Sea,
Gr. Aigaion Pelagos, Turkish Ege Denizi, arm of the Mediterranean Sea, c.400 mi (640 km) long and 200 mi (320 km) wide, off SE Europe between Greece and Turkey; Crete and Rhodes mark its southern limit.
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, later applied to the numerous islands it contains. The word now designates any cluster of islands.

archipelago

[‚är·kə′pel·ə‚gō]
(geography)
A large group of islands.
A sea that has a large group of islands within it.

archipelago

1. a group of islands
2. a sea studded with islands
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The Speaker also said the Municipality of Kalayaan is in the process of creating new projects to promote tourism for the island group. It is inviting Filipino businessmen to invest in Kalayaan but investors are reluctant because the island group is inalienable and non-disposable for agricultural, residential and commercial purposes.
Island Group director Mark Cole said IEM was looking for a progressive distributor to widen its market share, and the Liverpool firm fitted the profile.
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Kilda, an island group off the northwest coast of Scotland.
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(Hawaii was not invited to the first festival; its culture was assumed to be already lost.) The festivals have continued every four years, rotating to a different island group each time.
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Although there is no Korean-speaking minister available for the Vancouver Island group, an elder from the Burnaby congregation has been ordained and appointed for that purpose.
Fuga Island is part of the Babuyan archipelago, the second-northernmost island group of the Philippines.
NAMRIAs survey vessel BRP HYDROGRAPHER PRESBITERO spent the last two weeks of May 2019 conducting hydrographic survey in the Kalayaan Island Group.
Filipino scientists kick off research expedition to Kalayaan islands !-- -- (Philstar.com) - April 22, 2019 - 1:25pm MANILA, Philippines An all-Filipino scientific expedition to the Kalayaan Island Group (KIG) in the West Philippine Sea was launched Monday.