[ French ma-yawt ]
/ French maˈyɔt /
one of the Comoro Islands, in the Indian Ocean, NW of Madagascar: an overseas department of France. 144 sq. mi. (373 sq. km).
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.
Words nearby Mayotte
, mayor of the palace
, mayor's court
, May queen
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Mayotte in a sentence
Sugar refineries, distilleries of rum, and sawmills are worked in Mayotte by French settlers.
The chief sources of revenue are poll and house taxes, and, in Mayotte, a land tax.
The budgets of the four islands in 1904 came to some 30,000, that of Mayotte being about half the total.
The captain of the ‘Dawn’ told that when off the island of Mayotte, away to the northward here, a brig was in his company.
British Dictionary definitions for Mayotte
an island in the Indian Ocean, northwest of Madagascar; administered by France. Pop (including Pamanzi): 186 026 (2004 est). Area: 374 sq km (146 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012