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D'Entrecasteaux Islands

[ dahn-truh-ka-stoh ]
/ dɑ̃ trə kaˈstoʊ /
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plural noun
a group of islands in Papua New Guinea, off the E tip of New Guinea.
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D'Entrecasteaux Islands
/ (French dɑ̃trəkasto) /

pl n
a group of volcanic islands in the Pacific, off the SE coast of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. Pop: 49 167 (1990 est). Area: 3141 sq km (1213 sq miles)
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