madagascar madagascar  /ˌmæ də ˈɡæ skər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a republic on the island of Madagascar; achieved independence from France in 1960
  2. (n) an island in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of Africa; the 4th largest island in the world

News

  1. Madagascar needs clean start, former PM turned candidate says

    By Natalie Huet PARIS (Reuters) - Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina's reluctance to give up power has become a serious impediment to the island nation's progress, his former prime minister turned rival, Monja Roindefo, said on Friday. Seeking French support in a presidential election due in August, he told Reuters the Indian Ocean state deserved a fresh start and that this was not possible ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. ‘Madagascar 3’ to be shown at Wagner Farm on Aug. 21

    WARREN TWP. – The movie, “Madagascar 3” will be shown by the Warren Recreation Commission at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Wagner Farm, Mountain Avenue.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Echoes-Sentinel

  3. Madagascar: Home To Lemurs, Baobabs And Other Exotic Marvels

    MADAGASCAR — What's this lemur doing in my lap?
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

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Quotes

  1. In a pre-recorded message played to around 10,000 supporters, Mr Ravalomanana said: "It is up to us, it is up to you, it is up to me...... to save the nation, defend the union and our national unity." "Madagascar was on the road to...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Marc Ravalomanana Source: BBC News

  2. "What they have done, which I find really amazing, is they have local villagers following these groups on a daily basis," Mittermeier said. "We are looking now at applying that in Vietnam, in Madagascar and a few other places."
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Russell Mittermeier Source: Reuters South Africa

  3. "Of course it's a coup d'etat," Mr Sarkozy told a news conference at the end of a two-day European Union summit in Brussels. "I greatly regret what has happened in Madagascar and I call for elections as soon as possible, which is the only way...
    on Mar 20, 2009 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: BBC News

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