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Chappaquiddick Island Line breaks: Chap¦pa|quid¦dick Is¦land
Pronunciation: /ˌtʃapəˈkwɪdɪk/

Definition of Chappaquiddick Island in English:

A small island off the coast of Massachusetts, the scene of a car accident in 1969 involving Senator Edward Kennedy in which his assistant Mary Jo Kopechne drowned.

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