Definition of Society Islands in English:

Society Islands

proper noun

  • A group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean that form part of French Polynesia.

Pronunciation

Society Islands

/səˌsīədē ˈīlən(d)z/ /səˌsaɪədi ˈaɪlən(d)z/

Origin

Named in honor of the Royal Society by Captain Cook, who visited the islands in 1769.