Meaning of Falkland Islands

Falk'land Is'lands

Pronunciation: (fôk'lund), [key]
  1. a self-governing British colony also claimed by Argentina: site of a war between the two nations in 1982. 2000; 4618 sq. mi. (11,961 sq. km). Also calledSpanish,
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