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GALAPAGOS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Galapagos mean? 

GALAPAGOS (noun)
  The noun GALAPAGOS has 1 sense:

1. a group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life

  Familiarity information: GALAPAGOS used as a noun is very rare.


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GALAPAGOS (noun)


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Meaning:

A group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Galapagos; Galapagos Islands

Instance hypernyms:

island (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Holonyms ("Galapagos" is a part of...):

Ecuador; Republic of Ecuador (a republic in northwestern South America; became independent from Spain in 1822; the landscape is dominated by the Andes)


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