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[mik-uh-lon; French meekuh-lawn]
  1. St. Pierre and Miquelon.
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Historical Examples

  • Miquelon and St Pierre to be restored, and may be fortified.

    The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IV (of 12)


  • I don't want no more stone-ballast hove at us 'long o' your calm' Miquelon boats 'footy cochins,' same's you did off Le Have.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling

  • His father was supposed to be a huge black and white Newfoundland that came over in a schooner from Miquelon.

    The Ruling Passion

    Henry van Dyke

  • On the road which the Englishman took, Miquelon is the nearest village, not two leagues from here.

    The Scarlet Pimpernel

    Baroness Orczy

  • The other was to run sixty miles or so northeast to St. Pierre, Miquelon, and buy bait.

    The Harbor of Doubt

    Frank Williams

British Dictionary definitions for miquelon


  1. a group of islands in the French territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
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