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Franz Josef Land

[land; German lahnt] /lænd; German lɑnt/
noun
1.
an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, E of Spitzbergen and N of Novaya Zemlya: belongs to the Russian Federation.
Also called Fridtjof Nansen Land.
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Franz Josef Land

/German frants ˈjoːzɛf/
noun
1.
an archipelago of over 100 islands in the Arctic Ocean, administratively part of Russia. Area: about 21 000 sq km (8000 sq miles) Russian name Zemlya Frantsa Iosifa (zjiˈmlja ˈfrantsə ˈjɔsifə)
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