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Sandwich Islands


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  • proper n. Hawaiian Islands (an early name for the archipelago of nineteen Hawaiian Islands)

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

  • n. a group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific


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  • Upon the Sandwich Islands they change the posture of the mother to the semi-erect from the sitting, in order to effect the speedy removal of the afterbirth, which they regard as very desirable and necessary.

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples


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