Guadeloupe

(redirected from Guadelope)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Gua·de·loupe

 (gwŏd′l-o͞op′, gwŏd′l-o͞op′)
An overseas department of France comprising the islands of Grande-Terre and Basse-Terre and smaller islands in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies. Inhabited by Arawaks and later by Caribs (15th century), the islands were colonized by the French in 1635. Basse-Terre is the capital.

Guadeloupe

(ˌɡwɑːdəˈluːp)
n
(Placename) an overseas region of France in the E Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands, formed by the islands of Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre and several offlying islands; in 2007 the island of Saint-Barthélemy and the part-island dependency of Saint-Martin were separated from Guadeloupe to become Overseas Collectivities directly subordinate to France. Capital: Basse-Terre. Pop: 405 500 (2007 est). Area: 1780 sq km (687 sq miles)

Gua•de•loupe

(ˌgwɑd lˈup)

n.
two islands (Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre) separated by a narrow channel in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies: together with five dependencies they form an overseas department of France. 334,900; 687 sq. mi. (1179 sq. km).Cap.: Basse-Terre.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Guadeloupe - an island territory of France located in the eastern West IndiesGuadeloupe - an island territory of France located in the eastern West Indies; tourism is the major industry
French West Indies - the islands in the Lesser Antilles that are administered by France
Leeward Islands - a group of islands in the eastern West Indies
Translations
Guadeloupe
Guadeloupe
Guadeloupe
Guadeloupe
Guadeloupe
Guadalupe
Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe

[ˌgwɑːdəˈluːp] NGuadalupe f

Guadeloupe

nGuadalupe nt, → Guadelupe nt
References in periodicals archive ?
Their recent results, in the Caribbean Cup and a local competition called the Gold Cup, include a 7-1 hammering at the hands of Honduras, a 4-0 loss to Guatemala and a 3-0 defeat to Guadelope.