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Gilbert and Ellice Islands

Gilbert and Ellice Islands Two groups of coral islands in the w Pacific Ocean, 4000km (2500mi) ne of Australia. In 1915, the islands became a British colony. Separated from the Ellice Islands in 1975, the Gilbert Islands are now part of Kiribati. The Ellice Islands are now called Tuvalu.

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Gilbert and Ellice Islands

Gilbert and Ellice Islands, former British colony in the central and S Pacific; see Kiribati and Tuvalu.

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