- Island state off Madagascar; capital Moroni.
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Comoros — a country consisting of three islands in the Mozambique Channel between northwest Madagascar and southeast Africa. Population: 596,202 (2001). Capital: Moroni … Dictionary of contemporary English
Comoros — [käm′ə rōz] country on a group of islands (Comoro Islands) in the Indian Ocean, at the head of the Mozambique Channel: formerly a French territory, it became independent in 1975: 719 sq mi (1,862 sq km); pop. 347,000; cap. Moroni … English World dictionary
Comoros — This article is about the country. For the archipelago, see Comoro Islands. Union of the Comoros Union des Comores (French) Udzima wa Komori (Comorian) الاتحاد القمري … Wikipedia
Comoros — /kom euh rohz /, n. Federal and Islamic Republic of the, a republic comprising three of the Comoro Islands (Grand Comoro, Mohéli, and Anjouan): a former overseas territory of France; declared independence 1975. 589,797; 719 sq. mi. (1862 sq. km) … Universalium
Comoros — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Comoros <p></p> Background: <p></p> Comoros has endured more than 20 coups or attempted coups since gaining independence from France in 1975. In 1997, the islands of… … The World Factbook
Comoros — noun a country on the Comoro Islands • Syn: ↑Federal Islamic Republic of the Comoros • Instance Hypernyms: ↑country, ↑state, ↑land • Part Holonyms: ↑Comoro Islands, ↑Iles … Useful english dictionary
Comoros — /ˈkɒməroʊz/ (say komuhrohz) noun the, a republic consisting of a group of islands in the Indian Ocean, between Madagascar and the east African coast; a French territory before independence in 1976 when the island of Mayotte separated and decided… … Australian English dictionary
Comoros — Republic of the Comoros (island nation in the Indian Ocean northwest of Madagascar), Etat Comorien … Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games
Comoros — n. Union of the Comoros, country composed of three islands located in southern Africa off the coast of Mozambique … English contemporary dictionary
Comoros — geographical name group of islands forming a country off SE Africa between Mozambique & Madagascar; formerly a French possession; a republic (except for Mayotte Island, which remains French) since 1975 capital Moroni area 719 square miles (1862… … New Collegiate Dictionary
Comoros — noun /ˈkam.ə.ɹoʊz/ Country in Eastern Africa. Official name: Union of the Comores … Wiktionary