Pronunciation: (kom'u-rō"), [key]
a group of islands in the Indian Ocean between N Madagascar and E Africa: formerly an overseas territory of France; now divided between the Comoros and France. 290,000; ab. 800 sq. mi. (2070 sq. km). French, Îles Comores.
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