Magdalen Islands


Mag·da·len Islands

geographical name \ˈmag-də-lən\

Definition of MAGDALEN ISLANDS

islands Canada in Quebec in Gulf of St. Lawrence between Newfoundland & Prince Edward Island area 102 square miles (265 square kilometers)

Variants of MAGDALEN ISLANDS

Mag·da·len Islands or French Îles de la Ma·de·leine \ˌēl-də-lä-mäd-ˈlen, -mä-də-ˈlen\

Magdalen Islands

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Island group of eastern Quebec, Canada. Located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence between Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland, the group comprises several islands and islets, with a total area of 88 sq mi (228 sq km). The largest include Havre-Aubert (Amherst) and Cap aux Meules (Grindstone). Discovered by Jacques Cartier in 1534, the islands are inhabited mainly by French Canadians.

Variants of MAGDALEN ISLANDS

Magdalen Islands French Îles de la Madeleine

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