Tristan da Cunha

geographical name Tris·tan da Cu·nha \ˌtris-tən-də-ˈkü-nə, -nyə\

Definition of Tristan da Cunha

  1. island in the South Atlantic area 38 square miles (98 square kilometers), population 274 Tristan da Cunha is the chief island of the Tristan da Cunha group, which is attached to the British colony of Saint Helena. It was the site of volcanic eruptions in 1961.

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