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Marie Galante

[French ma-ree ga-lahnt]
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noun
  1. an island in the E West Indies: a dependency of Guadeloupe. 58 sq. mi. (150 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for marie galante

Historical Examples

  • The next service seen by the regiment was at Marie-Galante, in 1808.

    The History of the First West India Regiment

    A. B. Ellis

  • Downing has spoken to people in Martinique and also in Marie-Galante, who knew her and her son, or at any rate, of them.

    The Heart of a Woman

    Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy

  • The first he named Dominica, the second Marie-Galante, names which they retain to the present day.


British Dictionary definitions for marie galante

Marie Galante

noun
  1. an island in the E Caribbean southeast of Guadeloupe, of which it is a dependency. Chief town: Grand Bourg. Pop: 12 488 (1999). Area: 155 sq km (60 sq miles)
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