Definition of Mascarene Islands in English:

Mascarene Islands

Line breaks: Mas|car¦ene Is|lands
Pronunciation: /ˌmaskəˈriːn
 
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(also the Mascarenes)
A group of three islands in the western Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, comprising Réunion, Mauritius, and Rodrigues.

Origin

named after the 16th-century Portuguese navigator Pedro de Mascarenhas.

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