Galápagos Islands

geographical name
Ga·​lá·​pa·​gos Islands | \ gə-ˈlä-pə-gəs How to pronounce Galápagos Islands (audio) , -ˈla-, -ˌgōs\
variants: or Archipiélago de Colón \ ˌär-​chē-​ˈpyā-​lä-​gō-​t͟hā-​kō-​ˈlōn How to pronounce Archipiélago de Colón (audio) \

Definition of Galápagos Islands

island group of Ecuador in the Pacific and on the Equator west of the mainland; noted for its endemic flora and fauna; capital on San Cristóbal Island area 3093 square miles (8010 square kilometers), population 9785 — see isabela island

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“Galápagos Islands.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gal%C3%A1pagos%20Islands. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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