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Meaning & History

This is the name of Mer Island which is in the Torres Strait Islands. The area is the home of the Meriam Mer people. This is the birth place of the Eddie Koiki Mabo (1936-1992), one of the plaintiffs in "The Mabo Case" for ownership concerning Mer Island.
Added 3/19/2024 by myre36915