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- proper n. A country in Melanesia. Official name: Solomon Islands.
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- n. the northernmost islands are part of Papua New Guinea; the remainder form an independent state within the British Commonwealth
- n. the southern Solomon Islands that since 1978 form an independent state in the British Commonwealth
After King Solomon, whose mines of immense wealth Álvaro de Mendaña y Neira hoped to find when he named it in 1567 or 1568. (Wiktionary)