or Re·vil·la Gi·ge·do Is·lands
[ ri-vee-uh-hi-hey-doh ahy-luh ndz, ‐vee‐; ]
/ rɪˈvi ə hɪˈheɪ doʊ ˈaɪ ləndz, ‐ˌvi‐; /
noun (used with a plural verb)
an uninhabited island group belonging to Mexico, in the Pacific Ocean, SSW of the Baja California peninsula: Socorro is the largest island. 320 sq. mi. (830 sq. km).
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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