Diomede Islands

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Type Island
Scripts острова Диомида(Russian) دیومد (persian) ديوميدي (arabic) दिओमेदे (Hindi) ダイオメード (japanese) 狄俄墨得 (chinese) 디오메데스 (ko)
Pronounced Pron. DIE-ah-meed(American English)  [key]
Other Forms FormsIŋaluk (Inupiaq) Gvozdev islands (other russian name ) Diomed (german/welsh) Díómede (icelandic) Diomède (french) Déiméid (irish) Diomèd (haitian creole)

Meaning & History

The Diomede islands are two islands both in the USA and Russia. They consist of big Diomede and little Diomede.
Danish investigator V. Bering founded the islands in 1728.
The Diomede islands was named for the Greek saint & martyr Diomedes.
Added 3/5/2023 by idkwhosotheralt