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Definition of the noun Akaroa

What does Akaroa mean as a name of something?

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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Akaroa

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Google preview202 Great Walks (2012)

by Mark Pickering

Akaroa is a charming town, started by French settlers in this most English of provinces. Historic cottages, overflowing with roses and wisteria, can be found up and down the narrow bylanes of the town. Views are unexpected and everywhere ...

Google previewNew Zealand (2010)

by George Augustus Selwyn

Akaroa is a noble harbour, seven miles in length, with rather a narrow entrance, widening into a broad sheet of water, perfectly land-locked ; the only drawback is the height of the hills around it, from which furious gusts come suddenly down, ...

Google previewLonely Planet Discover New Zealand (2012)

by Lonely Planet, Charles Rawlings-Way, Brett Atkinson, Sarah Bennett, Peter Dragicevich, Lee Slater

The historic town of Akaroa is a highlight, as is the absurdly beautiful drive along Summit Rd around the edge $139/115per adult/childforacruise andswim and $72/35 for a cruise only .

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 previewFodor's New Zealand (2010)

by Eric B. Wechter

Arthur's Pass and Hanmer Springs are alpine regions; Akaroa is a seaside village tucked under high hills; and the southern areas around Geraldine and Timaru are the center of large, fertile farming areas. The Waipara Valley, just to the north ...

Google previewThe New Zealand Journal (1843)

Akaroa is a harbour at the extremity of Banks's Peninsula, Port Cooper, the probable site of New Edinburgh, being situated at its junction to the main land. " The Government party were delayed some days longer at THE NEW ZEALAND ...

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

Containing the History of Australasia from 1542 to Date by J. 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 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 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 Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments (2008)

by Michael Lück

Proceedings of New Zealand and Hospitality Research Conference: Advances In Research, 1–4 December 1998, third biennial conference, Lincoln University, Akaroa, New Zealand. te Velde, D.W. and Nair, S. (2006) ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Local History (2012)

by Carol Kammen, Amy H. Wilson

and Peter Tremewen's French Akaroa ...

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 ...

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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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