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Grenada

Gre·na·da

 (grə-nā′də)
A country in the Windward Islands of the West Indies comprising the island of Grenada and the southern Grenadines. Originally inhabited by Arawaks, who were later driven out by Caribs, the island of Grenada was sighted by Columbus in 1498 and settled by the French in the mid-1600s. It became a British colony in 1783 and achieved independence in 1974. A coup in 1979 brought a Marxist government to power, and concern over Cuban influence led to an invasion by primarily US troops in October 1983, after which democratic rule was restored. St. George's, on Grenada, is the capital and the largest city.

Gre·na′di·an (-dē-ən) adj. & n.
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Grenada

(ɡrɛˈneɪdə)
n
(Placename) an island state in the Caribbean, in the Windward Islands: formerly a British colony (1783–1967); since 1974 an independent state within the Commonwealth; occupied by US troops (1983–85); mainly agricultural. Official language: English. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: East Caribbean dollar. Capital: St George's. Pop: 109 590 (2013 est). Area: 344 sq km (133 sq miles)
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Gre•na•da

(grɪˈneɪ də)

n.
1. one of the Windward Islands, in the E West Indies.
2. an independent country comprising this island and the S Grenadines: a former British colony; gained independence 1974. 97,008; 133 sq. mi. (344 sq. km). Cap.: St. George's.
Gre•na•di•an (grɪˈneɪ di ən) adj., n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Grenada - an island state in the West Indies in the southeastern Caribbean SeaGrenada - an island state in the West Indies in the southeastern Caribbean Sea; an independent state within the British Commonwealth
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
Windward Islands, Windward Isles - a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies; the southern part of the Lesser Antilles
capital of Grenada, St. George's - the capital and largest city of Grenada
Grenadian - a native or inhabitant of Grenada
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Grenada

[greˈneɪdə] NGranada f
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Grenada

nGrenada nt
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Grenada

[grɛˈneɪdə] nGrenada
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