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Miquelon

[mik-uh-lon; French meekuh-lawn]
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noun
  1. St. Pierre and Miquelon.
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Historical Examples

  • Miquelon and St Pierre to be restored, and may be fortified.

    The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IV (of 12)

    Various

  • I don't want no more stone-ballast hove at us 'long o' your calm' Miquelon boats 'footy cochins,' same's you did off Le Have.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling

  • His father was supposed to be a huge black and white Newfoundland that came over in a schooner from Miquelon.

    The Ruling Passion

    Henry van Dyke

  • On the road which the Englishman took, Miquelon is the nearest village, not two leagues from here.

    The Scarlet Pimpernel

    Baroness Orczy

  • The other was to run sixty miles or so northeast to St. Pierre, Miquelon, and buy bait.

    The Harbor of Doubt

    Frank Williams


British Dictionary definitions for miquelon

Miquelon

noun
  1. a group of islands in the French territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
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