Fort-de-France

[ fawr-duh-frahns ]
/ fɔr dəˈfrɑ̃s /
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noun

a seaport on and the capital of Martinique, in the French West Indies.

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Martinique

[ mahr-tn-eek ]
/ ˌmɑr tnˈik /

noun

an island in the E West Indies; an overseas department of France. 425 sq. mi. (1100 sq. km). Capital: Fort-de-France.
Related formsMar·ti·ni·can [mahr-tn-ee-kuh n] /ˌmɑr tnˈi kən/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fort-de-france (1 of 2)

Fort-de-France

/ (French fɔrdəfrɑ̃s) /

noun

the capital of Martinique, a port on the W coast: commercial centre of the French Antilles. Pop: 94 049 (1999 est)

British Dictionary definitions for fort-de-france (2 of 2)

Martinique

/ (ˌmɑːtɪˈniːk) /

noun

an island in the E Caribbean, in the Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles: administratively an overseas region of France. Capital: Fort-de-France. Pop: 403 795 (2007 est). Area: 1090 sq km (420 sq miles)
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Culture definitions for fort-de-france

Martinique

[ (mahrt-n-eek) ]

Island in the eastern West Indies; an overseas part of France.

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