Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
group of islands of New Zealand, c. 500 mi (805 km) east of North Island: 372 sq mi (963 sq km)
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An island group of New Zealand in the southwest Pacific Ocean east of South Island. The islands were discovered in 1791.