Spice Islands

Spice Islands

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  • Spice Islands — former name for the MOLUCCAS …   English World dictionary

  • Spice Islands — This article covers the historical role of the Maluku Islands as a source of spices since early history, when the islands where known as the Spice Islands. For the islands internal history, see Maluku Islands. Spice Islands most commonly refer to …   Wikipedia

  • Spice Islands — noun a group of island in eastern Indonesia between Celebes and New Guinea; settled by the Portuguese but taken by the Dutch who made them the center for a spice monopoly, at which time they were known as Spice Islands • Syn: ↑Moluccas • Instance …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spice Islands — Spice′ Is′lands n. pl. geg former name of the Moluccas …   From formal English to slang

  • Spice Islands — Indonesia’s Moluccas; West Indian islands of Grenada and the Windwards …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Spice Islands — group of islands in eastern Indonesia (also known as Moluccas) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Spice Islands — /ˈspaɪs aɪləndz/ (say spuys uyluhndz) plural noun the former name of the Maluku Islands …  

  • SPICE ISLANDS —    See MOLUCCAS …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Spice trade — is a commercial activity of ancient origin which involves the merchandising of spices and herbs. Civilizations of Asia were involved in spice trade from the ancient times, and the Greco Roman world soon followed by trading along the Incense… …   Wikipedia

  • Spice (disambiguation) — Spice is a vegetative substance used as a food additive for the purpose of flavoring. The spice trade had a significant impact in the history of human exploration and warfare.Spice may also refer to:A place: * Spice IslandsA Telecom Service… …   Wikipedia

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