Moroni

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Comoros

[kom-uh-rohz]
noun
a republic comprising three of the Comoro Islands (Grand Comoro, Mohéli, and Anjouan): a former overseas territory of France; declared independence 1975. 719 sq. mi. (1862 sq. km). Capital: Moroni.
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Comoros (ˈkɒməˌrəʊz, kəˈmɔːrəʊz)
 
pl n
Official name: Union of the Comoros a republic consisting of three volcanic islands in the Indian Ocean, off the NW coast of Madagascar; a French territory from 1947; became independent in 1976 except for Mayotte, the fourth island in the group, which chose to remain French. Official languages: Comorian, French, and Arabic; Swahili is used commercially. Religion: Muslim. Currency: franc. Capital: Moroni. Pop: 790 000 (2004 est). Area: 1862 sq km (719 sq miles)

Moroni (məˈrəʊnɪ, French mɔrɔni)
 
n
the capital of the Comoros, on the island of Njazidja (Grande Comore). Pop: 59 000 (2005 est)

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