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la mer
sea
white residents from mainland
France
Blancs
un village de pe^cheurs
fishing village
...se trouve...
is located
la fore^t tropicale
tropical rainforest
the organization Martinique is a part of
DOM, DOM-TOM which are part of the
treaty of European Union DOM uses Euros while DOM-TOM does not
une chute d'eau
waterfall
un cocotier
coconut tree
when did the first French settlers arrive with D'Esnambus
1635
un moustique
mosquito
named after Victor Schoelcher who worked (19th century) to abolish slavery in Martinique
La bibliothe\que Schoelcher
l'i^le
island
colore/(e)
colorful
when did Christopher Columbus land in Le Carbet?
1502
les plages(f.)
beaches
largest ethnic group
cre/oles-mixed african and european
moins grand(e) que...
smaller than...
white inhabitants born on Martinique
Be/ke/s
un palmier
palm tree
a beautiful park in Fort-de-France
La Savane
poet and playwright who sought to restore the cultural identity of Africans
aime/ Ce/sare
dans l'est
in the east
most famous woman of Martinique?
Jose/phine married Napoleon Bonapart during his golden age
1763-1814, married to Napoleon in 1796 unable to produce an heir;was divorced in 1809
Jose/phine de Beauharnais
des champs(m.)de canne a\ sucre
sugarcane fields
le sable
sand
la capitale
capital
estate of Napoleon's first wife who was born there in 1763.
La pagerie
until 1902 the capital of Martinique was..?
Saint-Pierre "le Petit Paris"
ou\ se trouve...?
where is...?
why isn't Saint-Pierre the capital anymore?
May 8, 1902 Mount Pele/e exploded, and in three minutes the entire city of 30,000 people was destroyed
un ananas
pineapple
le volcan
volcano
contains some of the painter Paul Gaugin's original works and memorabilla from his stay in 1887
Le muse/e Gaugin du Carbet
qu'est-ce qu'il y a...??
what is there...?
un bananier
banana tree
who survived the eruption of 1902
one person--a prisoner protected by his cell walls
capital city
Fort-de-France
vivant(e)
lively
plus grand(e) que..
bigger than...
Il fait
it is (weather)
dans l'ouest
in the west
dans le nord
in the north
c'est comment?
What's it like?
dans le sud
in the south
charmant(e)
charming