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  1. Caroline Islands

    • a group of islands in the western Pacific Ocean, north of the equator, divided between the Federated States of Micronesia and Palau.
    • the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao.
    • a group of two islands, Pitt Island and Chatham Island, in the southwestern Pacific to the east of New Zealand.
    • a country that consists of two chains of islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean; population 53,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Majuro; languages, English (official) and local Austronesian languages.
    • a group of islands off the coast of northeastern Tasmania, in Australia, in the Bass Strait. The largest island is Flinders Island.
    • a country that consists of a group of islands in the southwestern Pacific, to the east of New Guinea; population 584,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Honiara; languages, English (official), Pidgin, and local Austronesian languages.
    • a group of three islands—Réunion, Mauritius, and Rodrigues—in the western Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar.
    • a group of four large and seven small islands in the Mediterranean off the eastern coast of Spain that form an autonomous region of Spain; capital, Palma (on the island of Majorca).
    • a British overseas territory comprising a group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific Ocean, east of French Polynesia. Discovered in 1767, the islands remained uninhabited until settled in 1790 by mutineers from HMS Bounty.
    • a group of 17 small islands off the coast of Northumberland, England, noted for their wildlife.
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