Queen Elizabeth Islands

[ kweeni-liz-uh-buhth ahy-luhndz ]
/ ˈkwin ɪˈlɪz ə bəθ ˈaɪ ləndz /

plural noun

a group of islands, including Ellesmere Island, in the Arctic Ocean, in the northern Northwest Territories, in northern Canada.

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Queen Elizabeth Islands

pl n

a group of islands off the N coast of Canada: the northernmost islands of the Canadian Arctic archipelago, lying N of latitude 74°N; part of Nunavut. Area: about 390 000 sq km (150 000 sq miles)
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