Fernando-de-noronha definition

fər-năndō də nə-rōnyə, fĕr-näɴdo͝o də nô-rônyə
An island group in the Atlantic Ocean off the northeast coast of Brazil. Formerly a military base and penal colony, the archipelago is now preserved as a national park.
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(place) Island in the S Atlantic, northeast of Natal, Brazil: with neighboring islets, part of Pernambuco state, Brazil: 10 sq mi (25.9 sq km)
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