Nouns denoting spatial position

Republic of the Marshall Islands
a republic (under United States protection) on the Marshall Islands
 
Albion
archaic name for England or Great Britain; used poetically
 
Ellis Island
an island in New York Bay that was formerly the principal immigration station for the United States
 
capital of Missouri
capital of the state of Missouri; located in central Missouri on the Missouri river
 
Lothian Region
a district in southeast central Scotland (south side of the Firth of Forth) and the location of Edinburgh
 
Vancouver Island
an island off southwestern Canada (off the southwestern coast of British Columbia); the largest island off the west coast of North America
 
breadbasket
a geographic region serving as the principal source of grain
 
tenement district
a residential district occupied primarily with tenement houses
 
Swiss canton
one of the cantons of Switzerland
 
Rheims
a city in northeastern France to the east of Paris; scene of the coronation of most French kings; site of the unconditional German surrender in 1945 at the end of World War II
 
Louisiana Purchase
territory in the western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million; extends from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada
 
La Spezia
a port city in Liguria on an arm of the Ligurian Sea; a major seaport and year-round resort
 
Ontario
a prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada
 
Fukuoka
a city in southern Japan on Kyushu
 
Waikiki
a well-known beach and resort area on Oahu Island to the southeast of Honolulu
 
Innsbruck
city in southwestern Austria; known as a summer and winter resort
 
Boulder
a town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town
 
corncob
the hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn
 
duchy
the domain controlled by a duke or duchess
 
capital of the Bahamas
the capital of the Bahamas
 
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