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- proper noun politics, India The
Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands, Sumatra; from Burmain the north to either the Indonesian Archipelago, or Australiain the south.
- proper noun politics, US The
Aleutian Islands, Emperor Seamounts, Hawaiian Islands, Line Islands, New Zealand; from Alaskato New Zealandor Tasmaniaand Australia.
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By extension, from second island chain
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