Kazan Retto


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Kazan Retto

(kɑːˈzɑːn ˈrɛtəʊ)
n
(Placename) transliteration of the Japanese name for the Volcano Islands
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To the southwest lie the three islands of the Kazan Retto, meaning--aptly--"Volcano Islands." One of them, Ioh Toh, "Sulfur Island," is an active volcano that is better known as the Pacific War battleground Iwo Jima.