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noun
a part of Antarctica, southeast of the Ross Sea: discovered and explored by Admiral Richard E. Byrd.
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Formerly Ma·rie Byrd Land [muh-ree -burd] /məˈri ˈbɜrd/ .
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Byrd Land

noun
a part of Antarctica, east of the Ross Ice Shelf and the Ross Sea: claimed for the US by Admiral Richard E. Byrd in 1929, though all claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty of 1959Former name: Marie Byrd Land
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