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An archipelago in the Windward Islands of the eastern Caribbean Sea. The southern islands are part of Grenada; the other islands are part of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
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(ˌɡrɛnəˈdiːnz; ˈɡrɛnəˌdiːnz)
pl n
(Placename) the Grenadines a chain of about 600 islets in the Caribbean, part of the Windward Islands, extending for about 100 km (60 miles) between St Vincent and Grenada and divided administratively between the two states. Largest island: Carriacou
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(ˌgrɛn əˈdinz, ˈgrɛn əˌdinz)
a chain of about 600 islands in the E West Indies in the Windward Islands: a former British colony; now divided between Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
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In Grenada, the authorities have said that in anticipation of the northern part of the island being affected more severely by the passage of the storm all government offices on the Grenadine Islands of Carriacou and Petite Martinique would be closed early.
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The Grenadine Islands sailing includes calls at the Grenadines, Grenada, Tobago Cays, St.
The country's official language is English, but a French patois may be heard on some of the Grenadine Islands.
Located 23 miles northeast of Grenada, Carriacou is 7 miles long and the largest of the Grenadine islands. Details: Web:
While tens of thousands of passengers suffered cancelled or delayed flights amid the crisis, Mr Blair splashed about in the sea off the paradise Grenadine Islands.
A boat trip with Fantasea Tours to all the Grenadine islands, including Bequia, Mayreau, Canouan and Mustique, costs pounds 73 per person, including drinks and snorkel hire.
But Marshall's friends first encouraged her to take a trip to Carriacou, the largest of the Grenadine Islands, which is about 20 miles north of the main one.