Rongelap

geographical name Rong·e·lap \ ˈrȯŋ-ə-ˌlap \

Definition of Rongelap

atoll of the Marshall Islands in the west central Pacific
Note: The inhabitants of Rongelap were evacuated in 1985 because of continuing radioactive contamination from nuclear weapons tests carried out at the island of Eniwetok in the 1950s.

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