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Definition of the Falkland Islands from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Falkland Islands

 
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a group of small islands in the south Atlantic Ocean. A few British people live there, mainly as sheep farmers. The islands belong to Britain, but they are claimed by Argentina, where they are called the Malvinas. see also Falklands War