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Gua·de·loupe

 (gwŏd′l-o͞op′, gwŏd′l-o͞op′)
An overseas department of France comprising the islands of Grande-Terre and Basse-Terre and smaller islands in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies. Inhabited by Arawaks and later by Caribs (15th century), the islands were colonized by the French in 1635. Basse-Terre is the capital.
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Guadeloupe

(ˌɡwɑːdəˈluːp)
n
(Placename) an overseas region of France in the E Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands, formed by the islands of Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre and several offlying islands; in 2007 the island of Saint-Barthélemy and the part-island dependency of Saint-Martin were separated from Guadeloupe to become Overseas Collectivities directly subordinate to France. Capital: Basse-Terre. Pop: 405 500 (2007 est). Area: 1780 sq km (687 sq miles)
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Gua•de•loupe

(ˌgwɑd lˈup)

n.
two islands (Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre) separated by a narrow channel in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies: together with five dependencies they form an overseas department of France. 334,900; 687 sq. mi. (1179 sq. km).Cap.: Basse-Terre.
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Noun1.Guadeloupe - an island territory of France located in the eastern West IndiesGuadeloupe - an island territory of France located in the eastern West Indies; tourism is the major industry
French West Indies - the islands in the Lesser Antilles that are administered by France
Leeward Islands - a group of islands in the eastern West Indies
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[ˌgwɑːdəˈluːp] NGuadalupe f
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Not only was the venue packed, but it was packed with enthusiasts - the type of visitors who are as keen to see Adam Handling plate up some lobster as they are to attend a wine tutorial, watch a panel debate on food trends or learn how to make Guadeloupean flambe bananas.
Air Antilles (3S, Pointe A Pitre) ordered two DHC-6-400s from Viking Air (VKN, Victoria Int'l) during the 2019 Paris Air Show at Paris Le Bourget.The two turboprops will deliver by the end of 2019 and will replace the two -300s currently operated by the Guadeloupean carrier.
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Two delicate poems by the Guadeloupean poet Guy Tirolien complement these island stories.
The Guadeloupean was on Cardiff's books from 2010 until 2013, first as an academy player after moving from his childhood home of Paris to Wales as a teenager.
The studies of Guadeloupean women listed above detected chlordecone in 71-100% of 68-159 breast milk samples at levels of <0.34-6.71 ppb (Boucher et al.
The team also features Eliaquim Mangala, who was born to Congolese parents, Anthony Martial of Guadeloupean descent, the same as Kingsley Coman; Adil Rami has Moroccan parents, Moussa Sissoko whose parents are from Mali and Andre-Pierre Gignac is of Romani descent.
As she argues, "French colonial policy in Guadeloupe was driven by two conflicting goals: a republican ideal of political and social assimilation for Guadeloupean citizens of color; and the economic advancement of a labor-hungry colonial sugar industry." (22) Sugar producers on the island and state officials in the metropolis negotiated these two competing demands in three successive stages.
They are snapshots of the "Mas," as illustrations of a break in the every day life of Guadeloupeans in which carnival represents for the "group a po" [a type of Guadeloupean carnival band] a cathartic moment and a metaphorical mockery of the society and of local and post-colonial politics.
The inception of this concept stems principally from the lack of attention accorded to the Francophone Indo-Caribbeans in critical discourses, despite the fact that they comprise approximately 15% and 3% of the Guadeloupean and Martinican populations, respectively, and have contributed to the mosaic of material and immaterial cultures of these islands.
While visiting the Jewish cemetery adjacent to the Bridgetown synagogue several years ago, I was excited to discover a tombstone bearing the name of the Jewish protagonist of Guadeloupean writer Maryse Conde's 1986 novel I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem, Benjamin Cohen d'Azevedo.
For example, appearing along with Martiniquanor Guadeloupean stalwarts such asAlexandre Stellio (leader/clarinet), Gilles Sala (vocals), Ernest Leardee (leader/saxophone/clarinet/violin), Moune de Rivel (vocals), and Al Livrat (leader/trombone/guitar/vocals) are Jamaicans Bertie King (clarinet), Sam Walker (clarinet), and Yorke de Souza (piano); Trinidadians Russell Henderson (string bass), Boscoe Holder (piano), and Michel Wyatt (trumpet); Barbadian Hilton Wiles (banjo); Cubans Filiberto Rico (flute/clarinet), Fernando Collazo (vocals), and Oscar Calle (piano); Nigerian Danny Johnson (drums); and Cameroonian Fredy Jumbo (drums).