French West Indies


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French West Indies

The French overseas departments of Guadeloupe and Martinique in the Lesser Antilles, along with the island of Saint-Barthélemy and the French portion of Saint Martin.

French West Indies

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(Placename) the French West Indies various islands in the Lesser Antilles, administered by France; chiefly Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Barthélemy and the French part of Saint Martin. Pop: 838 000 (2004 est). Area: 2792 sq km (1077 sq miles)

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n.
the French islands in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, including Martinique and Guadeloupe and the five dependencies of Guadeloupe: administered as two overseas departments.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.French West Indies - the islands in the Lesser Antilles that are administered by FranceFrench West Indies - the islands in the Lesser Antilles that are administered by France
the Indies, West Indies - the string of islands between North America and South America; a popular resort area
Guadeloupe - an island territory of France located in the eastern West Indies; tourism is the major industry
Martinique - an island in the eastern Caribbean in the Windward Islands; administered as an overseas region of France
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Additionally, the company will build two solar power plant projects on disturbed lands in the French West Indies, including a four-megawatt system at a refinery in Martinique and a three-megawatt system at a quarry in Guadeloupe.
The new iPhones will be launched in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, French West Indies, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Reunion Island, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Thailand.
To acquire an understanding of the general shape of the curve of monthly number of cases and to compare it with that obtained for the French West Indies, we used the CS estimator with stratification according to geographic area, as many zero values precluded using the Chao estimator.
Phone 5s and 5c will be available on Friday, October 25 in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, French West Indies, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Reunion Island, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Thailand.
Air France and Air Antilles Express (3S) will implement what is described as a Ofree flowO agreement on flights between Fort de France (FDF), Martinique and Saint Lucia (SLU) in the French West Indies.
The property is a one-of-a-kind hotel reflecting perfectly the unique European heritage of Oetker Collection combined with the charm of the French West Indies and an attention to detail in terms of service that exceeds guest's expectations.
He's also pretty eligible - as well as being handsome and a city broker who runs marathons in his spare time, the old Etonian's family owns the exclusive Eden Rock Hotel in St Barths in the French West Indies.
Since that first Bucket regatta 27 years ago, the event has now moved it's base to Newport Rhode Island and St Barths in the French West Indies.
The soldiers were French citizens of North African origin, while another who was critically wounded in the attack was black and from the French West Indies.
Just a fortnight after the Vitali Klitschko/Chisora showdown 35-year-old Wladimir, with a record of 56 victories and 3 defeats, puts his OWN laurels on the line against 39-year-old Jean Marc Mormack, who was born in Guadeloupe, French West Indies, at the Esprit Arena in Duesseldorf.
The antitax sentiment of the Boston Tea Party in 1773 is well known, but Americans also protested British attempts to requisition resources during the Seven Years' War (175663), imperial currency manipulation that left the colonies strapped, and prohibitions on trade with the French West Indies, along with many other policies.