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[wahn fer-nan-dez, joo-uh n; Spanish hwahn fer-nahn-des] /wɑn fərˈnæn dɛz, ˈdʒu ən; Spanish ˈʰwɑn fɛrˈnɑn dɛs/

a group of three islands in the S Pacific, 400 miles (645 km) W of and belonging to Chile: Alexander Selkirk, the alleged prototype of Robinson Crusoe, was marooned here 1704.


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