Christmas Island

geographical name
Christ·​mas Island | \ ˈkri-sməs How to pronounce Christmas Island (audio) \

Definition of Christmas Island

1 island in the eastern part of the Indian Ocean 225 miles (360 kilometers) south of the western end of Java; administered by Australia area 52 square miles (135 square kilometers), population 1000
2 — see kiritimati

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“Christmas Island.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Christmas%20Island. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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