[ dahy-uh-meed ]
/ ˈdaɪ əˌmid /
two islands in Bering Strait, one belonging to the Russian Federation (Big Diomede), about 15 sq. mi. (39 sq. km), and one belonging to the U.S. (Little Diomede), about 4 sq. mi. (10 sq. km): separated by the International Date Line.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
British Dictionary definitions for diomede islands
/ (ˈdaɪəˌmiːd) /
two small islands in the Bering Strait, separated by the international date line and by the boundary line between the US and Russia
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012