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Meaning of Surtsey

Surt•sey

Pronunciation: (sûrt'sē Icel. s&oobrevert'sā), [key]
— n.
  1. an island S of and belonging to Iceland: formed by an undersea volcano 1963. ab. one mi. (1.5 km) in diameter; ab. 500 ft. (150 m) high.
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