Caribees


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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.Caribees - a group of islands in the southeastern West IndiesCaribees - a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies
Antilles - a group of islands in the West Indies
Netherlands Antilles - a group of islands in the Lesser Antilles just to the north of Venezuela that are administered by The Netherlands
Leeward Islands - a group of islands in the eastern West Indies
Windward Islands, Windward Isles - a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies; the southern part of the Lesser Antilles
Barbados - easternmost of the West Indies about 300 miles to the north of Venezuela
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Kath Marshall-Ivens, senior project officer for Groundwork will be in Caribees Community Woodland from 10.
Known historically as the Queen of the Caribees, Nevis' claim to fame hitherto rested on its distinction as being the birth place of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's greatest statesmen, and more recently, as home of the fabulous Nevis Four Seasons, one of the finest hotels in the world.
It is also possible that drivers in Stockerley Lane could have seen people in the area and the adjoining Caribees Wood may also have provided a vantage point from which anyone acting suspiciously may have been spotted.