Easter Island

geographical name
Eas·​ter Island | \ ˈē-stər How to pronounce Easter Island (audio) \
variants: or Rapa Nui \ ˌrä-​pə-​ˈnü-​ē How to pronounce Rapa Nui (audio) \ or Spanish Isla de Pascua \ ˌēs-​lä-​t͟hā-​ˈpäs-​kwä How to pronounce Isla de Pascua (audio) \

Definition of Easter Island

island of Chile in the southeastern Pacific 2000 miles (3200 kilometers) west of the coast area 46 square miles (119 square kilometers)

Note: Easter Island has hundreds of large monolithic statues with human features.

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Easter Islander noun

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“Easter Island.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Easter%20Island. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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