Devil's Island
or French Île du Diable geographical name island French Guiana in the Safety Islands group; former penal colony

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Devil's Island — one of a group of French islands off the coast of French Guiana: site of a former penal colony …   English World dictionary

  • Devil's Island — For other uses, see Devils Island (disambiguation). Coordinates: 5°17′38″N 52°35′0″W / 5.29389°N 52.583333°W / 5.29389; 52.583333 …   Wikipedia

  • Devil's Island — In diesem Artikel oder Abschnitt fehlen folgende wichtige Informationen: Vollständige Inhaltsangabe Du kannst Wikipedia helfen, indem du sie recherchierst und einfügst …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Devil’s Island — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Devil s Island Originaltitel Djöflaeyjan Produk …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Devil's Island — Devil s Is|land an island near the coast of French Guiana in South America, which was used as a prison by France until 1938 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Devil`s Island — island north of French Guiana (formerly a French prison colony for political prisoners, among them was Alfred Dreyfus) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Devil's Island — Dev′il s Is′land n. geg a small island off the coast of French Guiana: former French penal colony fr., Île du Diable …   From formal English to slang

  • Devil's Island — one of the Safety Islands, off the coast of French Guiana: former French penal colony. French, Île du Diable. * * * …   Universalium

  • Devil’s Island —  French Guiana; site of infamous prison; in French, île du Diable …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Devil’s Island — nickname for French Guiana penal colony in use up to 1950 and the Isle off its coast where Alfred Dreyfus was imprisoned from 1894 to 1899 …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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