Maoke Mountains

[ mou-key ]
/ ˈmaʊ keɪ /

plural noun

a range in the province of Irian Jaya, in Indonesia, on New Guinea. Highest peak, Puncak Jaya, 16,503 feet (5030 meters).

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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Formerly Nassau Mountains.
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