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(French pwɛ̃tapitrə)
(Placename) the chief port of Guadeloupe, on SW Grande-Terre Island in the Caribbean. Pop: 17 541 (2006)


(Fr. pwɛ̃ taˈpi trə)

a seaport on central Guadeloupe, in the E West Indies. 25,310.
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Flights will operate three times a week out of Fort Lauderdale and twice weekly out of Providence to Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Continuing a series of volumes documenting Caribbean Studies Association conferences, political scientists and sociologists present eight papers from the May-June conference in Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe "Unpacking Caribbean Citizenship(s): Rights, Participation, and Belonging.
On June 28, the patient was transferred to the university medical center at Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe.