St. Pierre and Miquelon
[ mik-uh-lon; French meek-lawn ]
/ ˌmɪk əˈlɒn; French mikˈlɔ̃ /
noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
two small groups of islands off the S coast of Newfoundland: an overseas territory of France; important base for fishing. 3 sq. mi. (240 sq. km). Capital: St. Pierre.
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British Dictionary definitions for saint pierre and miquelon
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
/ (ˌmɪkəˈlɒn, French miklɔ̃) /
noun usually abbreviated to: St Pierre and Miquelon
an archipelago in the Atlantic, off the S coast of Newfoundland: an overseas department of France, the only remaining French possession in North America; consists of the islands of St Pierre, with most of the population, and Miquelon, about ten times as large; fishing industries. Capital: St Pierre. Pop: 5774 (2013 est). Area: 242 sq km (94 sq miles)
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