Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
     

ar·chi·pel·a·go

archipelago

 
pronunciation:
ar k pe l go
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: archipelagoes, archipelagos
definition: a group of islands.
Indonesia is made up of over thirteen thousand islands in three main archipelagoes.
derivations: archipelagian (adj.), archipelagic (adj.)
Word Parts  About this feature
The word archipelago contains the following part:
arch, archi, arche (archae), archeo, (archaeo), -arch, -archy Greek root that means first in rank or time
synonyms:
prim, princ, prot, proto