Meaning of Prince of Wales Island

Prince' of Wales' Is'land

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the largest island in the Alexander Archipelago, in SE Alaska. 1500 sq. mi. (3990 sq. km).
  2. an island in N Canada, in the Northwest Territories. ab. 14,000 sq. mi. (36,000 sq. km).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.