Queen Maud Land

[ mawd ]
/ mɔd /

noun

a coastal region of Antarctica, S of Africa: Norwegian explorations.

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British Dictionary definitions for Queen Maud Land

Queen Maud Land
/ (mɔːd) /

noun

the large section of Antarctica between Coats Land and Enderby Land: claimed by Norway in 1939. (Claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty of 1959)
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