Diomede Islands
geographical name islands in Bering Strait comprising Big Diomede (Russia) & Little Diomede (United States)

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  • Diomede Islands — Russian: острова Гвоздева Inupiaq: ? Diomede Islands: Little Diomede (left) and Big Diomede (right) …   Wikipedia

  • Diomede Islands — [dī′ə med΄] [so named by BERING Vitus, who discovered them (1728) on St. Diomede s Day (August 16)] two islands in the Bering Strait, between Siberia & Alaska; Big Diomede, Russia (Russ. name Ratmanov) & Little Diomede, U.S.: U.S. Russia boundary …   English World dictionary

  • Diomede Islands — Sp Diomèdo sãlos Ap Diomede Islands angliškai Sp Gvòzdevo sãlos Ap Gvozdev Islands rusiškai L Beringo sąs., Rusijos – JAV valst. siena ir datos keitimosi linija …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Diomede Islands — /duy euh meed / two islands in Bering Strait, one belonging to the Russian Federation (Big Diomede), ab. 15 sq. mi. (39 sq. km), and one belonging to the U.S. (Little Diomede), ab. 4 sq. mi. (10 sq. km): separated by the International Date Line.… …   Universalium

  • Diomede Islands — Di′o•mede Is′lands [[t]ˈdaɪ əˌmid[/t]] n. pl. geg two islands in the Bering Strait, one belonging to the Russian Federation (Big Diomede), ab. 15 sq. mi. (39 sq. km), and one belonging to the U.S.(Little Diomede) ab. 4 sq. mi. (10 sq. km):… …   From formal English to slang

  • Diomede Islands — /duy euh meed / two islands in Bering Strait, one belonging to the Russian Federation (Big Diomede), ab. 15 sq. mi. (39 sq. km), and one belonging to the U.S. (Little Diomede), ab. 4 sq. mi. (10 sq. km): separated by the International Date Line …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diomede Islands — /ˌdaɪəmid ˈaɪləndz/ (say .duyuhmeed uyluhndz) plural noun two islands in the Bering Strait, separated by the international date line and by the boundary between the US and Russia …   Australian English dictionary

  • Diomede, Alaska — Diomede   City   Photo of Diomede (Inalik) village on the west coast …   Wikipedia

  • Diomede (disambiguation) — Diomede is the name of at least four women in Greek mythology. Diomede may also refer to: Diomede, Alaska Diomede Bay in the Sea of Japan Diomede Islands, in the Bering Strait Bernard Diomède (born 1974), French footballer HMS Diomede (D92),… …   Wikipedia

  • Big Diomede — Island ( ru. Острова Диомида , ostrová Diomida , native name Imaqliq ), is an island among the Diomede Islands in the middle of the Bering Strait. The island is a part of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug of Russia.GeographyBig Diomede Island is… …   Wikipedia

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