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Tor·tu·ga

 (tôr-to͞o′gə)
An island in the West Indies off northern Haiti. It was a pirate refuge in the 1600s.
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Tortuga

(tɔːˈtuːɡə)
n
(Placename) an island in the Caribbean, off the NW coast of Haiti: haunt of pirates in the 17th century. Area: 180 sq km (70 sq miles). French name: La Tortue
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Tor•tu•ga

(tɔrˈtu gə)

n.
an island off the N coast of and belonging to Haiti: formerly a pirate stronghold. 70 sq. mi. (180 sq. km).
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