Definition of Marie Byrd Land in English:

Marie Byrd Land

proper noun

  • A region of Antarctica that borders on the Pacific Ocean, between Ellsworth Land and the Ross Sea.

Pronunciation

Marie Byrd Land

/məˌrē ˈbərd ˌland/ /məˌri ˈbərd ˌlænd/

Origin

Named after the wife of Richard E. Byrd, the American naval commander who explored the region in 1929.