falkland islands

Falkland Islands
F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fawk-luh nd]
    • /ˈfɔːk.lənd ˈaɪ lənd/
    • /ˈfɔːlk.lənd ˈaɪ.lənd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawk-luh nd]
    • /ˈfɔːk.lənd ˈaɪ lənd/

Definitions of falkland islands words

  • noun plural falkland islands disputed islands in Atlantic Ocean 1
  • noun plural falkland islands a group of over 100 islands in the S Atlantic: a UK Overseas Territory; invaded by Argentina, who had long laid claim to the islands, on 2 April 1982; recaptured by a British expeditionary force on 14 June 1982. Chief town: Stanley. Pop: 3140 (2008 est). Area: about 12 200 sq km (4700 sq miles) 0
  • noun falkland islands British crown colony consisting of a group of islands in the S Atlantic, east of the tip of South America: also claimed by Argentina: 4,700 sq mi (12,173 sq km); pop. 2,100 0

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falkland islands popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 72% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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