Antilles


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An·til·les

 (ăn-tĭl′ēz)
The islands of the West Indies except for the Bahamas, separating the Caribbean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean and divided into the Greater Antilles to the north and the Lesser Antilles to the east.

An·till′e·an adj. & n.

Antilles

(ænˈtɪliːz)
pl n
(Placename) the Antilles a group of islands in the Caribbean. See also Greater Antilles, Lesser Antilles

An•til•les

(ænˈtɪl iz)

n.pl.
a chain of islands in the West Indies, divided into two parts, one including Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico (Greater Antilles), the other including a large arch of smaller islands to the SE and S (Lesser Antilles or Caribees).
An•til′le•an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Antilles - a group of islands in the West Indies
the Indies, West Indies - the string of islands between North America and South America; a popular resort area
Greater Antilles - a group of islands in the western West Indies
Caribees, Lesser Antilles - a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies
Translations
Antillit

Antilles

[ænˈtɪliːz] NPLAntillas fpl

Antilles

[ænˈtɪliːz] npl
the Antilles → les Antilles fplantilock brakes [ˌæntilɒkˈbreɪks] nplfreinage m ABS, freins mpl antiblocage

Antilles

[ænˈtɪliːz] npl the Antillesle Antille
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