Meaning of Fernando de Noronha

Fer•nan•do de No•ro•nha

Pronunciation: (fer-nänn'doo du nô-rô'nyu), [key]
  1. an island in the S Atlantic, ab. 125 mi. (200 km) E of easternmost tip of Brazil: a Brazilian penal colony. 10 sq. mi. (26 sq. km).
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