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Definition of 'spice islands'

Noun

  1. a group of island in eastern Indonesia between Celebes and New Guinea; settled by the Portuguese but taken by the Dutch who made them the center for a spice monopoly, at which time they were known as Spice Islands
       Synonyms: Moluccas


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