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Car·ib·be·an

 (kăr′ə-bē′ən, kə-rĭb′ē-ən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the Caribbean Sea, its islands, or its Central or South American coasts or to the peoples or cultures of this region.
2. Of or relating to the Carib or their language or culture.
n.
A Carib.

Caribbean

(ˌkærɪˈbiːən; US kəˈrɪbɪən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to the Caribbean Sea and its islands
2. (Peoples) of or relating to the Carib or any of their languages
3. (Languages) of or relating to the Carib or any of their languages
n
4. (Placename) the Caribbean the states and islands of the Caribbean Sea, including the West Indies, when considered as a geopolitical region
5. (Placename) short for the Caribbean Sea
6. (Peoples) a member of any of the peoples inhabiting the islands of the Caribbean Sea, such as a West Indian or a Carib

Car•ib•be•an

(ˌkær əˈbi ən, kəˈrɪb i-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the Caribbean Sea and the lands bordering it, esp. the islands of the Antilles and the peoples of these islands, or their cultures.
n.
2. the, the islands and countries of the Caribbean Sea collectively.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Caribbean - an arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North and South AmericaCaribbean - an arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North and South America; the origin of the Gulf stream
Caribbean Island - an island in the Caribbean Sea
2.Caribbean - region including the Caribbean Islands
Antigua and Barbuda - a country in the northern Leeward Islands
the Indies, West Indies - the string of islands between North America and South America; a popular resort area
Cuba, Republic of Cuba - a communist state in the Caribbean on the island of Cuba
Haiti, Republic of Haiti - a republic in the West Indies on the western part of the island of Hispaniola; achieved independence from France in 1804; the poorest and most illiterate nation in the western hemisphere
Dominican Republic - a republic in the West Indies; located on the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Porto Rico, Puerto Rico, PR - a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico
Jamaica - a country on the island of Jamaica; became independent of England in 1962; much poverty; the major industry is tourism
Barbados - a parliamentary democracy on the island of Barbados; former British colony; a popular resort area
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago - an island republic in the West Indies off the northeastern coast of Venezuela; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962
Commonwealth of Dominica, Dominica - a country on the island of Dominica
Bahama Islands, Bahamas, Commonwealth of the Bahamas - island country in the Atlantic to the east of Florida and Cuba; a popular winter resort
Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Christopher-Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis, St. Christopher-Nevis, St. Kitts and Nevis - a country on several of the Leeward Islands; located to the east southeast of Puerto Rico; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1983
Saint Lucia, St. Lucia - a country on the island of Saint Lucia; gained independence from Great Britain in 1979
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Vincent and the Grenadines - an island country in the central Windward Islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1979
Translations
Karibské mořekaribský
caribiskDet Caribiske Hav
Karibianmerikaribialainen
karipskiKaripsko more
カリブ人カリブ海の
카리브 해카리브 해의
karibiskVästindien
เกี่ยวกับประเทศในทะเลแคริบเบียนชาวแคริบเบียน
biển Caribbeanthuộc vùng biển Caribbean

Caribbean

[ˌkærɪˈbiːən] ADJcaribe
the Caribbean (Sea)el (Mar) Caribe

Caribbean

[ˌkærəˈbiːən kəˈrɪbiən]
adj
[island] → des Caraïbes
[cruise, vacation] → dans les Caraïbes
[origin] → antillais(e)
[food] → antillais(e)
Caribbean food → la cuisine antillaise
n
the Caribbean (= sea) → la mer des Antilles, la mer des Caraïbes
We're going to the Caribbean → Nous allons aux Caraïbes.
He's from the Caribbean → Il est antillais.

Caribbean

[, (US)]
adjkaribisch; Caribbean SeaKaribisches Meer; a Caribbean islandeine Insel in der Karibik
nKaribik f

Caribbean

[kærɪˈbiːən]
1. adjcaraibico/a
2. n the Caribbean (Sea)il Mar dei Caraibi

Caribbean

البَحْرُ الكَارِيبِيّ, كَارِيبِيّ Karibské moře, karibský caribisk, Det Caribiske Hav Karibik, karibisch Καραϊβική, καραϊβικός Caribe, caribeño karibialainen, Karibianmeri Antilles, Caraïbes karipski, Karipsko more Caraibi, caraibico カリブ人, カリブ海の 카리브 해, 카리브 해의 Caraïbisch, Caraïbisch gebied Karibien, karibisk karaibski, Morze Karaibskie Mar das Caraíbas, nativo do Caribe, relativo ao Caribe, relativo às Caraíbas Карибские острова, карибский karibisk, Västindien เกี่ยวกับประเทศในทะเลแคริบเบียน, ชาวแคริบเบียน Karayip, Karayipli biển Caribbean, thuộc vùng biển Caribbean 加勒比海, 加勒比海的
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Well, Ned, it isn't exactly like going up in an airship," and Tom Swift who was gazing over the rail down into the deep blue water of the Caribbean Sea, over which their vessel was then steaming, looked at his chum beside him.
But the vessel proved herself sturdier than the timid ones had dared to hope, and she was soon running before the blast, going out of her course, it is true, but avoiding the danger among the many cays, or small islands, that dot the Caribbean Sea.
Charley was off in his battleship, cruising somewhere on the Caribbean sea.
They were Spaniards of their age, in whom were tremulous all the mighty exploits of a great nation: their fancies were rich with the glories of America and the green islands of the Caribbean Sea; in their veins was the power that had come from age-long battling with the Moor; they were proud, for they were masters of the world; and they felt in themselves the wide distances, the tawny wastes, the snow-capped mountains of Castile, the sunshine and the blue sky, and the flowering plains of Andalusia.
He is also a Caribbean negro, full-blooded, and the blackest in the United State;.
But all this while I made no allowance for the dangers of such an undertaking, and how I might fall into the hands of savages, and perhaps such as I might have reason to think far worse than the lions and tigers of Africa: that if I once came in their power, I should run a hazard of more than a thousand to one of being killed, and perhaps of being eaten; for I had heard that the people of the Caribbean coast were cannibals or man-eaters, and I knew by the latitude that I could not be far from that shore.
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Caribbean BlueBook bridges the gap by bringing consumers and businesses together, while connecting businesses to other businesses at the same time.
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Post-colonial Caribbean is a relatively new civilisation in terms of contemporary cultural identity, with a rich population mix made up of people from African, European, Amerindian, Indian, and Chinese descent.

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