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Little Diomede

noun
1.
See under Diomede Islands.

Diomede Islands

[dahy-uh-meed] /ˈdaɪ əˌmid/
noun
1.
two islands in Bering Strait, one belonging to the Russian Federation (Big Diomede) about 15 sq. mi. (39 sq. km), and one belonging to the U.S. (Little Diomede) about 4 sq. mi. (10 sq. km): separated by the International Date Line.
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British Dictionary definitions for Little Diomede

Little Diomede

noun
1.
the smaller of the two Diomede Islands in the Bering Strait: administered by the US Area: about 10 sq km (4 sq miles)

Diomede Islands

/ˈdaɪəˌmiːd/
plural noun
1.
two small islands in the Bering Strait, separated by the international date line and by the boundary line between the US and Russia
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