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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.
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(Placename) the capital and chief port of St Lucia. Pop: 14 000 (2005 est)
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(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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Ports of call include: Bridgetown, Barbados (overnight stay); Castries, St. Lucia; St.
Waterfront, Castries, St. Lucia. Tel: (758) 468-5379.
The ship delivered more than 50 pallets of medical, hygiene supplies, books, toys and other educational supplies to local communities in Castries, St. Lucia and Montevideo, Uruguay.
Details: Ministry of Commerce, Waterfront, Castries, St. Lucia. Tel: (758) 468-2116.