Pronunciation: (kom'u-rōz"), [key]
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. 344,000; 719 sq. mi. (1862 sq. km). Cap.: Moroni.
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