Pronunciation: (gwäd"l-OOp'), [key]
two islands (Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre) separated by a narrow channel in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies: together with five dependencies they form an overseas department of France. 334,900; 687 sq. mi. (1179 sq. km). Cap.: Basse-Terre.
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