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1. The largest island of the Bahamas, in the western part of the archipelago.
2. (also än′drôs′) An island of southeast Greece in the Aegean Sea. The northernmost of the Cyclades, it was colonized by Athens in the fifth century bc.


1. (Placename) an island in the Aegean Sea, the northernmost of the Cyclades: long famous for wine. Capital: Andros. Pop: 10 009 (2001). Area: about 311 sq km (120 sq miles)
2. (Placename) an island in the N Caribbean, the largest of the Bahamas. Pop: 7686 (2000). Area: 4144 sq km (1600 sq miles)


(ˈæn drəs)

1. Sir Edmund, 1637–1714, British governor in the American colonies.
2. the largest island in the Bahamas, in the W part of the group. 8845; 1600 sq. mi. (4144 sq. km).