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Aldabra

/ (ælˈdæbrə) /
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noun

an island group in the Indian Ocean: part of the British Indian Ocean Territory (1965–76); now administratively part of the Seychelles

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Example sentences from the Web for Aldabra

  • The huge land-tortoises of Aldabra have been imported, and seem to find a congenial home in the island.

    Cruise of the 'Alert'|R. W. Coppinger
  • The end of the week brought us up to the Aldabra Islands, one of the puzzles of the world.

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