from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A group of islands in the central Pacific Ocean south of Hawaii and astride the equator. First visited by American sailors in 1798, they were formerly part of the British Gilbert and Ellice Islands colony and are now part of Kiribati.


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