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Christmas Island

Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An Australian-administered island in the eastern Indian Ocean south of Java. It was annexed by Great Britain in 1888 and came under Australian sovereignty in 1958.
  • See Kiritimati.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. non self-governing territory of Australia located in the Indian Ocean.
  • proper n. Alternative name for Kiritimati, an island of Kiribati

Etymologies

Christmas + island (Wiktionary)

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