Marshall Islands

geographical name

Definition of Marshall Islands

islands in the western Pacific; capital Majuro; part of former Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; internally self-governing since 1980 population 75,700

Other Words from Marshall Islands

Marshallese \ ˌmär-​shə-​ˈlēz How to pronounce Marshallese (audio) , -​ˈlēs \ adjective or noun

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“Marshall Islands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marshall%20Islands. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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