Trobriand Islands[trō′brē ənd; -and′, -änd′]
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group of small islands off SE New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea: c. 170 sq mi (440 sq km)
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An island group of Papua New Guinea in the Solomon Sea off eastern New Guinea. The islands were occupied by Allied forces in June 1943.