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Key, or Ki, the name of a group of islands in the Indian archipelago. It is situated 50 miles W. of Arru islands, and 70 miles S.W. of Papua in lat. 5° 30" S., long. 128° E., comprising the Great and Little Keys, Verdool, Keywatela, Ketember, and a few other insignificant islets. The exports are trepang, tortoiseshell, and birds'-nests. Vegetation is very luxuriant.