Martinique

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geographical name Mar·ti·nique \ˌmär-tə-ˈnēk\

Definition of Martinique

  1. island of the West Indies in the Windwards; department of France; capital Fort-de-France area 425 square miles (1101 square kilometers), population 394,173

Martinican

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Martiniquais

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MARTINIQUE Defined for English Language Learners

Martinique

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geographical name Mar·ti·nique \ˌmär-tə-ˈnēk\

Definition of Martinique for English Language Learners

  • : French island in the West Indies


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