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An island group of the northern West Indies including Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico.
(Placename) the Greater Antilles a group of islands in the Caribbean, including Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico
a chain of islands in the West Indies, divided into two parts, one including Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico (Greater Antilles), the other including a large arch of smaller islands to the SE and S (Lesser Antilles or Caribees).
An•til′le•an, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Greater Antilles - a group of islands in the western West Indies|
Antilles - a group of islands in the West Indies
Cuba - the largest island in the West Indies
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Porto Rico, Puerto Rico, PR - a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico
Jamaica - an island in the West Indies to the south of Cuba and to the west of Haiti