The word comes from the Aegean Sea (Italian Arcipelago), which literally means "chief sea", from Greek arkhi (leader) and pelagos (sea).
Archipelagoes usually occur in the open sea; less commonly a large land mass may neighbour them.
Examples of archipelagos include:
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Stukelj, Leon[?], (1898-1999), gymnast, Olympic athlete.
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