New Ireland

geographical name

Definition of New Ireland

island of the western Pacific in the Bismarck Archipelago of Papua New Guinea north of New Britain area 3340 square miles (8684 square kilometers), population (with adjacent islands) 48,774

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“New Ireland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/New%20Ireland. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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