Fernando de Noronha

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Fer·nan·do de No·ro·nha

 (fər-năn′dō də nə-rōn′yə, fĕr-näN′do͝o də nô-rô′nyə)
An island group in the Atlantic Ocean off the northeast coast of Brazil. Formerly a military base and penal colony, the archipelago is now preserved as a national park.

Fernando de Noronha

(Portuguese ferˈnəndu di noˈroɲa)
n
(Placename) a volcanic island in the S Atlantic northeast of Cape São Roque: constitutes a federal territory of Brazil; a penal colony since the 18th century; inhabited by military personnel. Area: 26 sq km (10 sq miles)

Fer•nan•do de No•ro•nha

(fərˈnæn doʊ də nɔˈroʊn yə, fərˈnɑn-)
n.
a Brazilian island in the S Atlantic, NE of Natal: with nearby islands it constitutes a territory of Brazil. 1342; 10 sq. mi. (26 sq. km).
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