Meaning of Diomede Islands

Di'o•mede Is'lands

Pronunciation: (dī'u-mēd"), [key]
  1. two islands in Bering Strait, one belonging to the Russian Federationab. 15 sq. mi. (39 sq. km), and one belonging to the U.S.ab. 4 sq. mi. (10 sq. km): separated by the International Date Line.
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