American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An island of the eastern Comoros in the Mozambique Channel of the Indian Ocean. It remained a French territory after the other islands declared their independence in 1975.
“Tshiyembe and Wauthier both said that Paris wanted to demonstrate its active presence to the fourth island in the Comoro group, Mayotte, which is French.”
“Petit, who said he talked to Ferrend by telephone early morning, said telephone links between Mayotte, which is ruled by”
“Mayotte, which is part of the Comoros archipelago but elected to remain a French territory when the other, largely Moslem, islands declared their independence in 1975.”
“Investigators had found a document in his home showing he had shipped pizza ovens to Mayotte, a tropical island off the coast of Mozambique.”
“A recent report by Akamai Technologies Inc. said Cuba has the second slowest Internet speed in the world, besting only the tiny Indian Ocean-island chain of Mayotte.”
“So, yeah, I don't make too much of an apology for idolizing dudes like Tim Mayotte or Jaime Yzaga.”
“In other news from last weekend, the tiny island of Mayotte in the Indian Ocean voted to become "a French department".”
“The third suspect, a Singaporean, is to appear before a Mayotte court this week in relation to the extradition request, which would see him also face charges of insider dealing.”
“The Financial Services Authority said a third suspect was arrested in Mayotte, a French overseas territory in the Comoros Islands, in connection with the case following the regulator's first-ever request for extradition of a suspect from abroad to face criminal charges in the U.K.”
“Correct me if I'm wrong, but the last time a permanent member cast a lone veto was France, which refused in 1976 to recognize its former colony Mayotte as part of newly-independent Comoros.”
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