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Definition of the noun Akaroa

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Akaroa is a genus of Triaenonychidae, described by Roewer in 1931.


Akaroa is a small town on Banks Peninsula in the Canterbury region of the South Island of New Zealand, situated within a harbour of the same name. The name Akaroa is Kāi Tahu Māori for 'Long Harbour', which would be spelt Whangaroa in standard Māori.

Phrases with Akaroa

  1. Genus Akaroa
  2. Runga akaroa
  3. Algidia Akaroa
  4. Ircinia Akaroa
  5. Cryptops Akaroa
  6. Wahlenbergia Akaroa
  7. species Runga akaroa
  8. Species Ircinia Akaroa
  9. Species Cryptops Akaroa
  10. Species Wahlenbergia Akaroa

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Google previewParliamentary Debates (1915)

House of Representatives by New Zealand. Parliament

-—Akaroa is a wonderful little place.

Google previewHandbook of Australasia (1859)

Being a Brief Historical and Descriptive Account of Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, New South Wales, Western Australia, and New Zealand. With a Map of the Australasian Colonies by William Fairfax

Akaroa is a small town on the harbor of the same name, in Banks' Peninsula. It is rather isolated from the rest of the province, but is the resort of the whaling ships that fish off the coast. It was founded in 1840 by the French, who, however, only ...

Google previewThe Australian Abroad (1879)

Branches from the Main Routes Round the World by James Hingston

Akaroa is the little spot that represents the Frenchman's share in New Zealand. A few acres in the Northern Island, and, latterly, an additional six feet by two there, represent all that De Thierry, that baron bold, got out of the fire. The rest of New ...

Google previewNew Zealand Pilot (1920)

Including Kermadec Islands, Chatham Islands, and the Off-lying Islands Southeastward and Southward of New Zealand by United States. Hydrographic Office

Little Akaroa is a double bay; the rocks extending from the middle or dividing head to the northwestward almost close the entrance to the western portion. The eastern bay trends in a southerly direction nearly 2 miles, and is narrow, but has a ...

Google previewTravel and Trout in the Antipodes (1880)

An Angler's Sketches in Tasmania and New Zealand by William Senior

Akaroa is the most extensive of all the bays, ...

Google previewBradshaw's Through Route Overland Guide to India, and Colonial Handbook (1884)

Or, Manual for Travellers in Egypt, Turkey, Persia, and India

Akaroa is a French settlement, founded by Baron de Thierry, 1840. 8.-Westland. This district, formerly part of Canterbury, now a separate one, lies between Canterbury and the Western Sea. It is a strip 200 miles long by 30 miles broad, and has ...

Google previewMoon New Zealand (2013)

by Andrew Hempstead

Akaroa is the kind of place you can easily browse on foot. Meander through scenic reserves and waterfront parks, where benches have been strategically placed to take best advantage of water and mountain views. Head along the waterfront ...

Google previewPitman'S Commercial Atlas of the World with (18??)

An Account of the Trade, Productions, Means of Communication and the Principal Statistics of Every Country of the Globe by Pitman

The eastern coast of South Island does not provide much natural shelter, but Akaroa is an exception, as it possesses an admirable harbour. Lyttelton, the seaport of Christchurch, has had its harbour made more commodious by artificial means, ...

Google previewThe Municipal Handbook of New Zealand (1924)

by New Zealand. Census and Statistics Dept

Akaroa is a favourite holiday resort. The Borough Council is a Domain Board, and has also the control and management of the wharves in the borough. There is also a cottage hospital of two wards and eight beds under the control of 348 ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Akaroa orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata), a variety developed for the western United States. (USDA and Soil Conservation Service photo) Orchardgrass possesses much versatility, being adapted for harvest for hay or silage as well as for ...

Google previewAustralian Dictionary of Dates and Men of the Time (1879)

Containing the History of Australasia from 1542 to May, 1879 by John Henniker Heaton

Akaroa, C. Andrew, Rev. J. C., M.A., Washington Valley, Nelson. Ash, Rev. T. E., B.A., Riverton, O. Ashwell, Rev. Benj. Yate, Newcastle, A. Aylmer, Rev. Wm., M.A., Akaroa, C. Baker, Rev. Thomas Fk., L. Kopuru, A. Ballachy, Rev. Wm.

Google previewCyclopædia of Australasia; Or, Dictionary of Facts, Events, Dates, Persons, and Places Connected with the Discovery, Exploration, and Progress of the British Dominions in the South (1881)

From the Earliest Dawn of Discovery in the Southern Ocean to the Year 1881 by David Blair

AKAROA, a marine township, on Banks' Peninsula, Province of Canterbury, situated on the northern shores of one of the finest ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: akaroa, cock's foot, orchard grass, rough cock's foot, duck grass South Africa: Australiesegras, koksvoetgras, kropaar, kropaargras ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Discovery and Exploration of the Pacific Islands (2005)

by Max Quanchi, John Robson

Surveyed around Banks Peninsula, including Akaroa and Lyttelton Harbor. 1839—1840 Chaffers ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1903)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

Akaroa 34 52 E8; harbour ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1914)


See Quapaw Akarnania and “шипов, Greek see VI-740d Akaroa ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Local History (2017)

by Amy H. Wilson

and Peter Tremewen's French Akaroa (1990).

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Scrabble value of A1K5A1R1O1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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