Meaning of St. Pierre and Miquelon

St. Pierre and Miq•ue•lon

Pronunciation: (mik"u-lon' Fr. mēk-lôn'), [key]
  1. two small groups of islands off the S coast of Newfoundland: an overseas territory of France; important base for fishing. 5232; 93 sq. mi. (240 sq. km). Cap.: St. Pierre.
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