Mount Desert Island

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Mount Des·ert Island

An island in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Maine southeast of Bangor. Named by French explorers in the 1600s for its Monts Deserts, or "wilderness peaks," it is a summer resort.
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Mount Desert Island

(Placename) an island off the coast of Maine: lakes and granite peaks. Area: 279 sq km (108 sq miles)
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Mount` Des′ert Is′land

(ˈdɛz ərt, dɪˈzɜrt)
an island off the coast of E central Maine: forms part of Acadia National Park. 14 mi. (23 km) long; 8 mi. (13 km) wide.
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