Definitions

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  • noun a volcanic island republic in Melanesia; independent since 1980

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Examples

  • I never came across a single vampire in Vanuatu, a nation formerly known as the New Hebrides, but I can vouch for the presence of ghosts — haunting reminders of the enormous American military presence during World War II, when this lovely tropical island was the biggest U.S. base in the South Pacific, and essential to our success in turning the tide of Japanese aggression.

    A Pacific Theater of Memories

  • I never came across a single vampire in Vanuatu, a nation formerly known as the New Hebrides, but I can vouch for the presence of ghosts — haunting reminders of the enormous American military presence during World War II, when this lovely tropical island was the biggest U.S. base in the South Pacific, and essential to our success in turning the tide of Japanese aggression.

    A Pacific Theater of Memories

  • I never came across a single vampire in Vanuatu, a nation formerly known as the New Hebrides, but I can vouch for the presence of ghosts — haunting reminders of the enormous American military presence during World War II, when this lovely tropical island was the biggest U.S. base in the South Pacific, and essential to our success in turning the tide of Japanese aggression.

    A Pacific Theater of Memories

  • And I heard a great story from a friend of mine named Tom Evans (ph) recently, who went fishing in the Havana harbor in the New Hebrides, which is in the South Pacific.

    The Real Thing: Truth and Power at the Coca-Cola Company

  • In our survey of savage beliefs and practices concerning the dead we now pass from New Caledonia, the most southerly island of Melanesia, to the groups of islands known as the New Hebrides, the Banks 'Islands, the

    The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume I (of 3) The Belief Among the Aborigines of Australia, the Torres Straits Islands, New Guinea and Melanesia

  • Had he continued on he would have fallen in with the group of islands now called the New Hebrides, and afterwards probably have become the discoverer of New South Wales, and perhaps have made his way through

    Notable Voyagers From Columbus to Nordenskiold

  • The transnational crime unit at Vanuatu, a string of more than 80 islands once known as the New Hebrides, says it has material that warrants the arrest and extradition of a Bulgarian man arrested in New Caledonia over the circulation of fake euros, according to reports.

    Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)

  • The transnational crime unit at Vanuatu, a string of more than 80 islands once known as the New Hebrides, says it has material that warrants the arrest and extradition of a Bulgarian man arrested in New Caledonia over the circulation of fake euros, according to reports.

    Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)

  • In the smaller Melanesian islands, such as New Hebrides,

    Influences of Geographic Environment On the Basis of Ratzel's System of Anthropo-Geography

  • Differences in social custom never kept me from getting to know and like savage Melanesians in the New Hebrides.

    All Men Are My Brothers

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