Trobriand Islands

Trobriand Islands
Trobriand Islands [trō′brē ənd; trō′brēand΄, trō′brēänd΄]
group of small islands off SE New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea: c. 170 sq mi (440 sq km)

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  • Trobriand Islands — The Trobriand Islands (today officially known as the Kiriwina Islands) are a 170 mi² archipelago of coral atolls off the eastern coast of New Guinea. They are situated in Milne Bay Province in Papua New Guinea. Most of the population of 12,000… …   Wikipedia

  • Trobriand Islands rain forests — The Trobriand Islands rain forests are a tropical moist broadleaf forest ecoregion of Papua New Guinea.ettingThe ecoregion includes several island groups lying east of the eastern peninsula of the island of New Guinea, including the D… …   Wikipedia

  • Trobriand Islands — /troh bree ahnd , and , euhnd/ a group of islands north of the eastern end of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. 170 sq. mi. (440 sq. km). * * * or Kiriwina Islands Group of small coral islands, Solomon Sea, South Pacific Ocean, Papua New… …   Universalium

  • Trobriand Islands — /ˌtroʊbriənd ˈaɪləndz/ (say .trohbreeuhnd uyluhndz) plural noun a group of coral islands north of the eastern end of New Guinea; part of PNG. About 440 km2. –Trobriand Islander, noun …  

  • Trobriand Islands — Tro′bri•and Is′lands [[t]ˈtroʊ briˌɑnd, ˌænd[/t]] n. pl. geg a group of islands in the SW Pacific, off SE New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. 170 sq. mi. (440 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Trobriand Islands — /troh bree ahnd , and , euhnd/ a group of islands north of the eastern end of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. 170 sq. mi. (440 sq. km) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trobriand cricket — refers to a unique version of the ball and bat sport cricket played by the Trobriand Islanders. [This article relies heavily on a class notes created by Jennifer S. Esperanza of North Carolina State University: Esperanza, JS.… …   Wikipedia

  • Trobriand-Inseln — Gewässer Südpazifik Geographische Lage …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trobriand Cricket (film) — Trobriand Cricket: An Ingenious Response to Colonialism is an anthropological documentary about the people of the Trobriand Islands and their unique innovations to the game of cricket.External links*… …   Wikipedia

  • trobriand islander — ˈtrōbrēənd , ēˌand noun Usage: capitalized T&I Etymology: Trobriand Islands + English er : trobriander …   Useful english dictionary

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