Saint Eustatius

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Saint Eu·sta·ti·us

(yo͝o-stā′shəs, -shē-əs)
An island territory of the Netherlands in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies northwest of St. Kitts. Settled originally by the French, it passed to the Dutch in 1632. During the 1700s, the island was a favorite haunt of pirates and smugglers.
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Noun1.Saint Eustatius - an island in the Netherlands Antilles
Netherlands Antilles - a group of islands in the Lesser Antilles just to the north of Venezuela that are administered by The Netherlands
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Eustatius island government met with the United Nations Decolonization Committee to discuss the current status of the island, and to request intervention from the United Nations in Dutch decolonization policies.