Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An island group and state of the Federated States of Micronesia in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean. Site of a major Japanese naval base during World War II, the islands were part of the US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands from 1947 to 1986.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Upon a diving vacation in the 80s, she went to visit a hospital on the island of Chuuk, and upon seeing the awful conditions of the hospital, she started efforts to donate medical supplies, and that was the influence for her to start her charity.

    Palin Again Repeats Bridge To Nowhere Lie

  • Micronesia, Federated States oftotal: 702 sq km land: 702 sq km water: 0 sq km (fresh water only) note: includes Pohnpei (Ponape), Chuuk (Truk) Islands, Yap Islands, and Kosrae (Kosaie)

    Area

  • Administrative divisions: 4 states; Chuuk (Truk), Kosrae (Kosaie), Pohnpei (Ponape), Yap

    Micronesia, Federated States of

  • Terrain: islands vary geologically from high mountainous islands to low, coral atolls; volcanic outcroppings on Pohnpei, Kosrae, and Chuuk

    Micronesia, Federated States of

  • Micronesia, Federated States of4 states; Chuuk (Truk), Kosrae (Kosaie), Pohnpei (Ponape), Yap

    Administrative divisions

  • Micronesia, Federated States ofislands vary geologically from high mountainous islands to low, coral atolls; volcanic outcroppings on Pohnpei, Kosrae, and Chuuk

    Terrain

  • Area: total: 702 sq km land: 702 sq km water: 0 sq km (fresh water only) note: includes Pohnpei (Ponape), Chuuk (Truk) Islands, Yap Islands, and Kosrae (Kosaie)

    Micronesia, Federated States of

  • It comprises four states: Kosrae, Pohnpei (formerly Ponape), Chuuk (formerly Truk), and Yap.

    Micronesia, Federated States of

  • Pohnpei, 650 km to the east of Chuuk, is an extinct volcano, composed of weathered basalt.

    Carolines tropical moist forests

  • Geologically younger than Chuuk, it stands 734 m above sea level.

    Carolines tropical moist forests

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.