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St. Pierre and Miquelon

Syllabification: St. Pierre and Miq·ue·lon
Pronunciation: /sānt ˈpi(ə)r and ˈmikəˌlän, saN ˈpyer ā mekˈlôN
 
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Definition of St. Pierre and Miquelon in English:

A group of eight small islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, off the southern coast of Newfoundland; population 7,100 (est. 2009). An overseas territory of France, the islands are the last remaining French possession in North America.

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