Line Islands

geographical name
\ ˈlīn How to pronounce Line Islands (audio) \

Definition of Line Islands

islands of Kiribati in the western Pacific on both sides of the Equator and south of Hawaii; formerly divided between the U.S. (Kingman Reef and Palmyra) and Great Britain (Teraina, Tabuaeran, and Kiritimati) population 4782

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“Line Islands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Line%20Islands. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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