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(Placename) the former name (1521–1668) of the Mariana Islands
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|Noun||1.||Ladrone Islands - a chain of coral and volcanic islands in Micronesia (including Guam and the Northern Marianas) halfway between New Guinea and Japan; discovered by Magellan in 1521|
Federated States of Micronesia, Micronesia, TT - a country scattered over Micronesia with a constitutional government in free association with the United States; achieved independence in 1986
Northern Mariana Islands, Northern Marianas - a self-governing territory comprising all of the Mariana Islands except Guam