Ladrone Islands love

Ladrone Islands

Definitions

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  • n. a chain of coral and volcanic islands in Micronesia (including Guam and the Northern Marianas) halfway between New Guinea and Japan; discovered by Magellan in 1521

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Examples

  • The Marianas Archipelago (also called the Ladrone Islands) is a chain of fifteen islands in the Northern Pacific, situated between 13° and

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • Ladrone Islands, which is generally made in two; yet it was a vulgar opinion amongst our people that we had sailed so far as to pass by all the land in the world!

    Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II

  • The President's reply of July 30 made the following stipulations: Spain to relinquish and evacuate Cuba and to cede Porto Rico and one of the Ladrone Islands; the United States to occupy the city and bay of Manila, pending the conclusion of peace and the determination of the final disposition of the Philippines.

    The United States Since the Civil War

  • In 1721 two Caroline prahus were wafted to the Ladrone Islands, where

    The Philippine Islands

  • In 1521 Maghallanes cast anchor off the Ladrone Islands (situated between 17° and 20° N.lat. by 146° E. long.) on his way to the discovery of those Islands afterwards denominated the Philippines.

    The Philippine Islands

  • Their relative position to the Ladrone Islands is -- of the former,

    The Philippine Islands

  • On March 16, 1521, the Ladrone Islands were reached.

    The Philippine Islands

  • When the Ladrone Islands (Marianas) were a dependency of the

    The Philippine Islands

  • Dr. Antonio Maria Regidor y Jurado, a young lawyer, was arrested and banished to the Ladrone Islands, whence he afterwards escaped to

    The Philippine Islands

  • - General came to terms with him and afterwards deported him to the Ladrone Islands.

    The Philippine Islands

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