Chuuk Islands

[choo k]

plural noun

a group of the Caroline Islands, in the N Pacific: part of the Federated States of Micronesia; an important Japanese naval base in World War II. 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).

Also called Chuuk.Formerly Truk Islands [truhk, troo k] /trʌk, trʊk/, Truk. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019