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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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Guadeloupe

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Previously, the Chhidru Formation has been dated differently, Based on the brachiopods biostratigraphy, Grant (1970) assigned the Guadeloupian age to the Chhidru Formation, however, he argued against the use of brachiopods for correlation.
We contacted Guadeloupian triathlon clubs and recruited 19 tropically-acclimatized male volunteers, all internationally and regionally ranked and regularly competing in triathlons on the island.
Or as Guadeloupian writer Maryse Conde (1985) once put it, "The revolution starts with new clothes."
Approaching Guadeloupian and Martinican performance traditions in contemporary spaces specifically, Berard unearths the resistance, power and struggle of the Caribbean aesthetic.
For Schwarz-Bart, "the essence of Guadeloupe will always be the most oppressed and proudest Negroes of the island." Thus in this work, the narrator-protagonist is Telumee Lougandor, a character drawn from the author's memory of an old peasant woman from the Guadeloupian village where Schwarz-Bart grew up with her mother and sister.
Sansavoir, a fellow in French at Oriel College, surveys the work of Guadeloupian and francophone writer, Maryse Conde.