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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A country of the western Pacific Ocean made up of the eastern part of the island of Timor, a small coastal enclave in the western part, and one offshore island. It was an overseas province of Portugal from 1914 until 1975 and was annexed by Indonesia in 1976. East Timor voted for independence in 1999 and achieved full independence in 2002. Dili is the capital. Population: 1,080,000.

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  • Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Stephanie Stout pre-screens a patient for an eye exam during a Pacific Partnership 2010 medical civic action program at the Sihanouk

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