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Marquesas Islands

[mahr-key-zuh z, -suh z, -suh s]
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  1. a group of French islands in the S Pacific. 480 sq. mi. (1245 sq. km).
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Marquesas Islands

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  1. a group of volcanic islands in the S Pacific, in French Polynesia. Pop: 8712 (2002). Area: 1287 sq km (497 sq miles)French name: Îles Marquises (il markiz)
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