Definition of Mascarene Islands in English:

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Mascarene Islands

Pronunciation: /ˌmaskəˈriːn/
(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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