Definition of Mariana Islands in English:

Mariana Islands

Line breaks: Mari|ana Islands
Pronunciation: /ˌmarɪˈɑːnə
 
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(also the Marianas)
A group of islands in the western Pacific, comprising Guam and the Northern Marianas.

Origin

translating Las Marianas, the name given by Spanish colonists to the islands, in honour of Maria Anna, widow of Philip IV.

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