Saint Croix


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Saint Croix

 (kroi)
An island of the US Virgin Islands in the West Indies east of Puerto Rico. Sighted and named by Columbus in 1493, it was controlled successively by Holland, England, Spain, France, and Denmark, which sold it to the United States in 1917.

Saint Croix

(krɔɪ)
n
(Placename) an island in the Caribbean, the largest of the Virgin Islands of the US: purchased from Denmark by the US in 1917. Chief town: Christiansted. Pop: 53 234 (2000). Area: 207 sq km (80 sq miles). Also called: Santa Cruz
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There, too, above the poop of yonder nief, you see the towers of Saint Croix and of Pey Berland.
She suffered from tuberculosis of the bones and died at the age of 35 in Saint Croix Holy Cross, the infirmary of the convent on April 16, 1879.
The Saint Croix Courier reported that during his sentencing, Judge Henrik Tonning determined Morton, who had no previous criminal record, "did not present a danger to the community" and "was satisfied nothing like this will happen again as he is receiving the treatment he needs.
All ports in Saint Croix are also fully operational for air and sea processing of passenger and cargo.
We have been evolving at Saint Croix (Vineyards in Stillwater, Minn.
There is also a visit to the Saint Croix Animal Park and the Chocolate Museum in Strasbourg.
US oil producer Hess and Venezuela's state-run PDVSA, owners of the shut refinery on the island of Saint Croix, had hired investment banking firm Lazard to sell the plant.
Dave and Connor won leg 10 of "The Amazing Race" and the prize was a trip to Saint Croix.
The detailed analysis of conditions in Saint Croix is consistent with such deficiencies.
Originally bound for Canada, only Lestrange had a passport from Colonial Office for the strategic colony of Martinique April-June: Shipboard dispute and/or fight between Lestrange and O'Flynn Early June: Arrival in Martinique where the party was arrested by British governor June-August: Martinique August- October: O'Flynn Leaves for island of Saint Lucia 4 November: O'Flynn arrives and settles on Saint Croix (now US Virgin Islands) Mid-November: Becomes pastor of Christiansted assisting an Irish priest Henry Kendall 1814 January -December: Ministry on Saint Croix 31 May: Death of Kendall.
In total, via trail cam pictures, tracks and samples, Wydeven and others had tracked an unknown cougar's movements through several counties, including Saint Croix where the cougar got its moniker in Wisconsin: the Saint Croix Cougar.
The average price per one square meter in Beirut was put by the report at $3,223, higher for instance than in Saint Croix in the U.