Comoro Islands


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Com′o•ro Is′lands

(ˈkɒm əˌroʊ)
n.pl.
a group of islands in the Indian Ocean between N Madagascar and E Africa: formerly an overseas territory of France; now divided between the Comoros and France. 511,466; 863 sq. mi. (2235 sq. km).
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Noun1.Comoro Islands - three main islands and numerous islets in the Indian Ocean between Mozambique and Madagascar
Comoros, Federal Islamic Republic of the Comoros - a country on the Comoro Islands
Indian Ocean - the 3rd largest ocean; bounded by Africa on the west, Asia on the north, Australia on the east and merging with the Antarctic Ocean to the south
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