Mascarene Islands
geographical name islands W Indian Ocean E of Madagascar including Mauritius, Réunion, and Rodrigues

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mascarene Islands — Native name: Mascareignes Topographic map of Mascarene Islands …   Wikipedia

  • Mascarene Islands — [mas΄kə rēn′] group of islands in the W Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, including Mauritius & Réunion * * * ▪ islands, Indian Ocean French  Îles Mascareignes        collectively, the islands of Réunion, Mauritius, and Rodrigues (Rodrigues… …   Universalium

  • Mascarene Islands — [mas΄kə rēn′] group of islands in the W Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, including Mauritius & Réunion …   English World dictionary

  • Mascarene Islands — /mæskərin ˈaɪləndz/ (say maskuhreen uyluhndz) plural noun a group of volcanic islands in the western Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, named Réunion, Mauritius and Rodrigues. French, Îles Mascareignes …   Australian English dictionary

  • Mascarene Islands — noun An archipelago in the Indian Ocean, consisting of Mauritius, Réunion, Rodrigues and the Syn: Mascarenes …   Wiktionary

  • Mascarene Islands — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mascarene Parrot — Painting by John Gerrard Keulemans, 1907 Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Mascarene Coot — Conservation status Extinct (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Mascarene Plateau — The Mascarene Plateau is an submarine plateau in the Indian Ocean, north and east of Madagascar. The plateau extends approximately 2000 km, from the Seychelles in the north to Réunion in the south. The plateau covers an area of over… …   Wikipedia

  • Mascarene — 1. adjective Of, from, or relating to, the Mascarene Islands 2. noun Someone from the Mascarene Islands …   Wiktionary

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