Aruba

[ ah-roo-bah ]
/ ɑˈru bɑ /

noun

an island in the Netherlands Antilles, in the West Indies, off the NW coast of Venezuela. 69 sq. mi. (179 sq. km).

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Aruba
/ (əˈruːbə, Dutch ɑˈryːbaː) /

noun

an island in the Caribbean, off the NW coast of Venezuela, a dependency of the Netherlands with special status; part of the Netherlands Antilles until 1986. Chief town: Oranjestad. Pop: 109 153 (2013 est). Area: about 181 sq km (70 sq miles)
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