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Society Islands

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

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An archipelago in the South Pacific, consisting of 13 principal islands and numerous islets, the chief being Tahiti; they are mountainous, and engirdled by belts of flat land as well as coral reefs; have a fertile soil and luxuriant vegetation, while the climate is healthy though enervating; the inhabitants are intelligent but indolent, and the land is worked by immigrant races.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Society Islands'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​nut/​s/society-islands.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.
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