Definition of Ascension Island in US English:

Ascension Island

proper noun

  • A small island in the South Atlantic Ocean; with St. Helena it is a dependency of the UK; population 1,100 (est. 2009).

Pronunciation

Ascension Island

/əˌsɛn(t)ʃ(ə)n ˈaɪlənd//əˌsen(t)SH(ə)n ˈīlənd/