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 (käs′trēz′, -trēs′)
The capital of St. Lucia, in the Windward Islands of the British West Indies. It was founded by the French in 1650.


(Placename) the capital and chief port of St Lucia. Pop: 14 000 (2005 est)


(ˈkæs triz, -tris, kɑˈstri)

the capital of St. Lucia, on the NW coast. 52,868.
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Noun1.Castries - a port on the island of Saint Lucia; capital and largest city of Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia, St. Lucia - a country on the island of Saint Lucia; gained independence from Great Britain in 1979
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Contract notice: development and interior restoration of castries castle (historical monument) - following unsuccessful relaunch of lots 2 (carpentry) -6 (chandelier) -9 (lift) -12 (furniture move)
Of which Caribbean country is Castries the capital?
This year's Games were planned to be held in Castries, the capital of Saint Lucia, but Saint Lucia withdrew in 2015, citing financial difficulties.
Henri de Castries, who joined the bank's board as a non-executive director this March, was expected to lead the firm after Douglas Flint steps down as chair.
Henri de Castries, Chairman and CEO of AXA Group, recently visited the country to appreciate better the opportunities present in emerging Asian markets like the Philippines.
Henri de Castries, Chairman & CEO of AXA (3rdfrom left), recently met Department of Finance (DOF) Secretary Cesar Purisima (3rd from right) in a special lunch hosted by H.
We meet on the bus stand our affair hidden in shouldering crowds-- another Wednesday, memory scouting through old Castries retrieving lost facades, missing bars, gone tailor shops, among sidewalk bazaars, Syrian emporia, pastel food huts and aloof demoiselles.
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After an eight-year hiatus, Port Castries is back on the Disney Cruise Lines itinerary with a total of five calls to Saint Lucia for the 2014/2015 cruise season, reports Caribbean News Now (Aug.
Lucians lost their lives on Europe's battlefields; others were killed by U-boat torpedoes in Castries harbor.
9 June 2014 - French insurer AXA SA (EPA:CS) is poised to acquire insurance operations that Brazilian lender Itau Unibanco Holding SA (BVMF:ITUB4) is selling and expects also other parties to be interested in the particular activities, AXA's CEO Henri de Castries said, as quoted by Reuters.