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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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III -- Claude BEBEAR should replace Jacques FRIEDMANN as Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Henri de CASTRIES should then be appointed President of the Management Board
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de Castries will cover AXA's strategy and the competitive advantages of being a global leader in financial services.
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Lucia, the resort will lie on an isthmus about 15 minutes north of Castries, the island's capital and cruise port.
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Members of AXA senior management across its major operations will join AXA CEO Henri de Castries in a live Webcast at 6:30 pm in Paris (12:30 pm in New York) to present goals and initiatives for the Group and its global operations.
de Castries and AXA we bring to the attention of the greater Los Angeles business community the importance of French-American business relations," said Gerald Maestu, President of the Board of Directors of the French American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles.
AXA chairman and CEO Henri de Castries stated, the deal will offer the company with direct distribution capabilities in the rapid moving P&C insurance market in China.