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 (käs′trēz′, -trēs′)
The capital of St. Lucia, in the Windward Islands of the British West Indies. It was founded by the French in 1650.


(Placename) the capital and chief port of St Lucia. Pop: 14 000 (2005 est)


(ˈkæs triz, -tris, kɑˈstri)

the capital of St. Lucia, on the NW coast. 52,868.
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Noun1.Castries - a port on the island of Saint Lucia; capital and largest city of Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia, St. Lucia - a country on the island of Saint Lucia; gained independence from Great Britain in 1979
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He was greeted by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet and local dignitaries and attended a reception hosted by Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy in the gardens of Government House overlooking the historic harbour of the capital Castries. The teams played on behalf of the Prince and Prime Minister Chastanet.
Paris: After 27 years in the Group, and close to 17 years as Chief Executive Officer, Henri de Castries, Chairman and CEO of AXA, has announced his decision to retire and to step down from the Board of Directors on September 1st, 2016.
Henri de Castries, Chairman and CEO of AXA Group, recently visited the country to appreciate better the opportunities present in emerging Asian markets like the Philippines.
"Asia is a major strategic focus for the AXA Group, and our ambition is to have 100 million clients in the region by 2030," shares de Castries. "We are already very present from a business standpoint and we are now looking to seize the opportunities offered by the region."
We meet on the bus stand our affair hidden in shouldering crowds-- another Wednesday, memory scouting through old Castries retrieving lost facades, missing bars, gone tailor shops, among sidewalk bazaars, Syrian emporia, pastel food huts and aloof demoiselles.
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