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. Unabridged
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Tortuga (tɔːˈtuːɡə)
French name: La Tortue 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)

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He named them las tortugas after the numerous sea turtles there.
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