Definition of Marie Byrd Land in English:

Marie Byrd Land

proper noun

  • A region of Antarctica bordering the Pacific, between Ellsworth Land and the Ross Sea.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

Marie Byrd Land

/ˌmɑːrɪ ˈbəːd/