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  • proper n. An island of the Bismarck Archipelago, a German colony from 1884 to 1921; governed by Australia from 1921 and then by Papua New Guinea from 1975 to the present day.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an island in the Bismarck Archipelago; part of Papua New Guinea


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