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Noun: Madagascar  ,ma-du'gas-ku(r)
  1. An island in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of Africa; the 4th largest island in the world
     
  2. A republic on the island of Madagascar; achieved independence from France in 1960
    - Republic of Madagascar, Malagasy Republic

Type of: African country, African nation, island

Part of: Africa, Indian Ocean

Encyclopedia: Madagascar, carnet de voyage