a city on Réunion Island, in the Indian Ocean.
a former city on Martinique, in the French West Indies: destroyed 1902, with the entire population of 26,000, by an eruption of the volcano Mt. Pelée.
St. Pierre and Miquelon
[mik-uh-lon; French meek-lawn] /ˌmɪk əˈlɒn; French mikˈlɔ̃/
noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
two small groups of islands off the S coast of Newfoundland: an overseas territory of France; important base for fishing. 3 sq. mi. (240 sq. km).
Capital: St. Pierre.
/French sɛ̃ pjɛr/
a town on the coast of the French island of Martinique, destroyed by the eruption of Mont Pelée in 1902 with the loss of about 30 000 lives; later partly rebuilt
/French sɛ̃pjɛr/
Jacques Henri Bernardin de (ʒak ɑ̃ri bɛrnardɛ̃ də). 1737–1814, French author; his work, which was greatly influenced by the writings of Rousseau, includes Voyage à l’Île de France (1773), Études de la nature (1784, 1788), and La chaumière indienne (1791)


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