Mariana Islands

geographical name
Mar·​i·​ana Islands | \ ˌmer-ē-ˈa-nə How to pronounce Mariana Islands (audio) \
variants: or formerly Ladrone Islands \ lə-​ˈdrōn How to pronounce Ladrone Islands (audio) \

Definition of Mariana Islands

islands in the western Pacific south of the Bonin Islands; comprise the commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands and Guam

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“Mariana Islands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mariana%20Islands. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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