archipelagic archipelagic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or part of an archipelago

Usage(s):

  • Should they dispose their forces for an archipelagic war or for a continental war? There was evidence that the top Japanese command was bent upon prolonging the war at any cost.

News

  • Landslides, floods kill 19 in Philippines

    Heavy monsoon rains have left at least 19 people dead, most of them children, in the northern Philippines, state media reported. Four other people are still reported to be missing, and many towns are flooded. Most of the people were killed by landslides set off by the rain in the province of Zambales on Luzon, the largest island in the archipelagic nation, the government-run Philippines News ...
    on September 24, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

Quotes

  1. "In addition, foreign states would have the right of so-called archipelagic sea lane passage. Ships of all states would have the right of passage and their aircraft would have the right of over flight. This is an almost colossal reduction from the...
    on Mar 25, 2008 By: Miriam Defensor-Santiago Source: Inquirer.net

  2. "The archipelagic baselines method is most applicable and advantageous to an archipelago such as the Philippines. Otherwise, to use either the normal or straight baseline methods, which are primarily designed for coastal states, would effectively...
    on Feb 6, 2009 By: Lito Atienza Source: Philippine Star

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