Definition of Solomon Islands in English:

Solomon Islands

(also the Solomons)

proper noun

  • 1A country consisting of a group of islands in the SW Pacific, to the east of New Guinea; population 595,600 (est. 2009); languages, English (official), Pidgin, local Austronesian and Papuan languages; capital, Honiara.

  • 2A large archipelago in the SW Pacific comprising a double chain of islands, of which those in the north-west form part of Papua New Guinea, the rest constituting the country of the Solomon Islands.

Pronunciation:

Solomon Islands

/ˈsɒləmən ˌʌɪləndz/