Meaning of Mount Desert Island

Mount" Des'ert Is'land

Pronunciation: (dez'urt, di-zûrt'), [key]
  1. an island off the coast of E central Maine: summer resort; forms part of Acadia National Park. 14 mi. (23 km) long; 8 mi. (13 km) wide.
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