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Mascarene Islands Syllabification: Mas·ca·rene Is·lands
Pronunciation: /ˌmaskəˈrēn ˌīləndz/
(also the Mascarenes)

Definition of Mascarene Islands in English:

A group of three islands—Réunion, Mauritius, and Rodrigues—in the western Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar.

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