noun (plural archipelagos or archipelagoes)
1An extensive group of islands: the Indonesian archipelago
More example sentences
- Within the country, a distinction is made between the capital of Nassau on New Providence Island and the out islands of the archipelago.
- There are 13 main islands in the archipelago, plus four islets and some 40 outcrops of jagged rocks.
- No, we live on a chain of islands, an archipelago, not a continent.
Definition of archipelago in:
- The US English dictionary