Windward Islands


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Wind·ward Islands

 (wĭnd′wərd)
An island group of the southeast West Indies, including the southern group of the Lesser Antilles from Martinique south to Grenada.

Windward Islands

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1. (Placename) a group of islands in the SE Caribbean, in the Lesser Antilles: consists of the French Overseas Department of Martinique and the independent states of Grenada, St Lucia, and St Vincent and the Grenadines
2. (Placename) a group of islands in the S Pacific, in French Polynesia in the W Society Archipelago: Moorea, Maio (Tubuai Manu), and Mehetia and Tetiaroa. Pop: 184 222 (2002). French name: Îles du Vent

Wind′ward Is′lands


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a group of islands in the SE West Indies, consisting of the S part of the Lesser Antilles: includes British, French, and independent territories.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Windward Islands - a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies; the southern part of the Lesser Antilles
Caribees, Lesser Antilles - a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies
Dominica - a volcanic island in the Windward Islands that was once a stronghold of the Carib Indians
Martinique - an island in the eastern Caribbean in the Windward Islands; administered as an overseas region of France
Grenada - an island state in the West Indies in the southeastern Caribbean Sea; an independent state within the British Commonwealth
Saint Lucia, St. Lucia - a country on the island of Saint Lucia; gained independence from Great Britain in 1979
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Vincent and the Grenadines - an island country in the central Windward Islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1979
Translations

Windward Islands

pl the Windward islandsdie Inseln plüber dem Winde (von Dominica bis Grenada)
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