Definition of Lord Howe Island in English:

Lord Howe Island

Line breaks: Lord Howe Is¦land
Pronunciation: /lɔːdˈhaʊʌɪlənd/

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  • A volcanic island in the SW Pacific off the east coast of Australia, administered as part of New South Wales; population 347 (2006).

Origin

named after Admiral Lord Howe (1726–99), who was First Lord of the Admiralty when it was first visited.

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