Trobriand

geographical name
Tro·​bri·​and | \ ˈtrō-brē-ˌänd How to pronounce Trobriand (audio) , -ˌand \

Definition of Trobriand

islands of the southwestern Pacific in the Solomon Sea area 170 square miles (442 square kilometers)

Note: The Trobriand Islands are administratively attached to Papua New Guinea.

Other Words from Trobriand

Trobriander \ ˌtrō-​brē-​ˈän-​dər How to pronounce Trobriand (audio) , -​ˈan-​ \ or Trobriand Islander noun

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“Trobriand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trobriand. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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