an archipelago in the S Indian Ocean: consists of one large volcanic island (Kerguelen or Desolation Island) and 300 small islands; part of the French Southern and Antarctic Territories
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How to use Kerguelen in a sentence
Talked just as though they were on the Kerguelen beach hunting for a cave.
Across Kerguelen those words are written to be read by the soul of man.
Upon reaching the Cape, Kerguelen was obliged to put in for forty days.Celebrated Travels and Travellers | Jules Verne
Kerguelen had cleared its face of clouds and the new risen sun was on sea and mountains and land.
The whole of Kerguelen seemed to burst like a bomb-shell with a blaze of light shewing islands and sea.