- an island in the Bismarck Archipelago, in the W central Pacific Ocean NE of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. About 3800 sq. mi. (9800 sq. km).
- an island in the S Pacific, in the Bismarck Archipelago, separated from New Britain by St George’s Channel: part of Papua New Guinea. Chief town and port: Kavieng. Pop (province): 118 148 (2000). Area (including adjacent islands): 9850 sq km (3800 sq miles)