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 (nē′vĭs, nĕv′ĭs)
One of the Leeward Islands of the eastern West Indies in the Caribbean Sea. Sighted by Columbus in 1493, it was colonized by the English after 1628 and is now part of St. Kitts and Nevis.


1. (Placename) an island in the Caribbean, part of St Kitts-Nevis; the volcanic cone of Nevis Peak, which rises to 1002 m (3287 ft), lies in the centre of the island. Capital: Charlestown. Pop: 11 181 (2001. Area: 129 sq km (50 sq miles)
2. (Placename) See Ben Nevis


(ˈni vɪs, ˈnɛv ɪs)

one of the Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies: part of St. Kitts-Nevis; formerly a British colony. 9,428; 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km). Compare St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.
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Noun1.Nevis - one of the islands of Saint Christopher-NevisNevis - one of the islands of Saint Christopher-Nevis
Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Christopher-Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis, St. Christopher-Nevis, St. Kitts and Nevis - a country on several of the Leeward Islands; located to the east southeast of Puerto Rico; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1983
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After several minutes of searching, I manage to spot a small piece of gravel, pick it up and, in accordance with an old Jewish custom, place it on the nearest tombstone as a token of respect for the once vibrant and important, but now-defunct Jewish community of Nevis whose records include the invention of Muscovado sugar and educating Alexander Hamilton, one of the USA's founding fathers.
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Maynard helped St Kitts and Nevis defeat Aruba 2-0 and Antigua & Barbuda 1-0, earning them qualification for the next stage of the Caribbean Cup where they will face Puerto Rico and Bermuda.
Ben Nevis is a spectacular mountain and the views from the top are truly magnificent.
A Royal Navy helicopter from HMS Gannet was conducting a search of the Glen Nevis area when a body was spotted in Surgeon's Gully area, south-east of Ben Nevis.
This wild and unpredictable environment is part of Caribbean island Nevis, the little sister of St Kitts.
A driving tour around the island takes half a day, with stops at St Thomas' Lowland Church - the oldest church on the Church - the oldest church on the island offering a great view of Nevis island offering a great view of Nevis Peak volcano - the hot springs at Bath Peak volcano - the hot springs at Bath Village, and the ruins of Hamilton Village, and the ruins of Hamilton Estate.
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The United States established diplomatic relations with Saint Kitts and Nevis in 1983 following its independence from the United Kingdom.