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Jan Mayen(ˈjæn ˈmaɪən)
(Placename) an island in the Arctic Ocean, between Greenland and N Norway: volcanic, with large glaciers; former site of Dutch whaling stations; annexed to Norway in 1929. Area: 373 sq km (144 sq miles)
Jan May•en(ˈyɑn ˈmaɪ ən)
a volcanic island in the Arctic Ocean between Greenland and Norway: a possession of Norway. 144 sq. mi. (373 sq. km).