Share this entry

Share this page

Queen Maud Land

Syllabification: Queen Maud Land
Pronunciation: /ˌkwēn ˈmôd ˌland
 
/

Definition of Queen Maud Land in English:

A part of Antarctica that borders the Atlantic Ocean, claimed since 1939 by Norway.

Origin

named after Queen Maud of Norway (1869–1938).

Definition of Queen Maud Land in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing