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Galápagos Islands

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geographical name Ga·lá·pa·gos Islands \gə-ˈlä-pə-gəs, -ˈla-, -ˌgōs\

Definition of Galápagos Islands

  1. island group Ecuador in the Pacific W of mainland ∗ on San Cristóbal Island area 3093 square miles (8010 square kilometers), pop 9785 — see isabela island



Variants of galápagos islands

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Archipiélago de Colón

play \ˌär-chē-ˈpyā-lä-gō-thā-kō-ˈlōn\

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