Definition of Christmas Island in English:

Christmas Island

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1An island in the Indian Ocean 350 km (200 miles) south of Java, administered as an external territory of Australia since 1958; population 1,400 (est. 2009).
2 former name (until 1981) for Kiritimati.

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Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal