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Eniwetok

Line breaks: En¦iwe|tok
Pronunciation: /ɛˈniːwəˌtɔːk
 
, ˌɛnɪˈwiːtɔːk/
(also Enewetak)

Definition of Eniwetok in English:

An uninhabited island in the North Pacific, one of the Marshall Islands. Cleared of its native population, it was used by the US as a testing ground for atom bombs from 1948 to 1954.

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