Solomon Islands

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Etymology[edit]

After King Solomon, whose mines of immense wealth Álvaro de Mendaña y Neira hoped to find when he named it in 1567 or 1568.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɒl.ə.mən ˈaɪ.ləndz/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsɑ.lə.mən ˈaɪ.ləndz/
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Proper noun[edit]

Solomon Islands

  1. A country in Melanesia. Official name: Solomon Islands.

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