Definition of Franz Josef Land in English:

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Franz Josef Land

Pronunciation: /land/ Pronunciation: /länt/
A group of islands in the Arctic Ocean, discovered in 1873 by an Austrian expedition and annexed by the former Soviet Union in 1928.

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Syllabification: Franz Jo·sef Land

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