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St. Martin

[ seynt -mahr-tn, -tin; French san mar-tan ]
/ ˌseɪnt ˈmɑr tn, -tɪn; French sɛ̃ marˈtɛ̃ /
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an island in the N Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies, divided in two parts: the N section is a dependency of Guadeloupe, 20 sq. mi. (52 sq. km); the S section is an administrative part of the Netherlands Antilles, 17 sq. mi. (44 sq. km).

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