St. Pierre

St. Pierre

[seynt pyair; French san pyer]
noun
1.
a city on Réunion Island, in the Indian Ocean.
2.
a former city on Martinique, in the French West Indies: destroyed 1902, with the entire population of 26,000, by an eruption of the volcano Mt. Pelée.
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St. Pierre and Miquelon

[mik-uh-lon; French meek-lawn]
noun
two small groups of islands off the S coast of Newfoundland: an overseas territory of France; important base for fishing. 3 sq. mi. (240 sq. km). Capital: St. Pierre.
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