Moluccas

Moluccas

[muh-luhk-uhz]
noun (used with a plural verb)
a group of islands in Indonesia, between Sulawesi (Celebes) and New Guinea. About 30,000 sq. mi. (78,000 sq. km).
Also called Molucca Islands, Spice Islands.

Moluccan, adjective, noun
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Moluccas or Molucca Islands (məʊˈlʌkəz, mə-)
 
pl n
Indonesian name: Maluku, Former name: Spice Islands a group of islands in the Malay Archipelago, between Sulawesi (Celebes) and New Guinea. Capital: Amboina. Pop: 1 990 598 (2000). Area: about 74 505 sq km (28 766 sq miles)
 
Molucca Islands or Molucca Islands
 
pl n

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