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Tortuga

[tawr-too-guh] /tɔrˈtu gə/
noun
1.
an island off the N coast of and belonging to Haiti: formerly a pirate stronghold. 23 miles (37 km) long; 70 sq. mi. (180 sq. km).
French La Tortue.
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Tortuga

/tɔːˈtuːɡə/
noun
1.
an island in the Caribbean, off the NW coast of Haiti: haunt of pirates in the 17th century. Area: 180 sq km (70 sq miles) French name La Tortue (la tɔrty)
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