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[roi-uh l] /ˈrɔɪ əl/

an island in Lake Superior: a part of Michigan; a national park. 208 sq. mi. (540 sq. km).
an island in the northeast US, in NW Lake Superior: forms, with over 100 surrounding islands, Isle Royale National Park. Area: 541 sq km (209 sq miles)


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