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Ladrone Islands

/ ləˈdrəʊn /

plural noun

  1. the former name (1521–1668) of the Mariana Islands


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The Ladrone Islands were reached, and supplies of fresh vegetables, meats, and fruits were obtained.

Salazar succeeded to the command, and reached the Ladrone Islands, but shortly after leaving there he died also.

A Proa is used by the natives of the Ladrone Islands, and is remarkable for its swiftness and sailing close to the wind.

Five days after this the Ladrone Islands were sighted and passed.

It was the 6th of March 1521 when he reached the Ladrone Islands.

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