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 (sā′bə, sä′-)
An island territory of the Netherlands in the West Indies between St. Martin and St. Eustatius. Settled by the Dutch c. 1640, the island is the cone of an extinct volcano.
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1. (Placename) an island in the NE Caribbean, part of the Netherlands Antilles until their dissolution in 2010, now a special municipality of the Netherlands. Pop: 1491 (2007 est). Area: 13 sq km (5 sq miles)
2. (Bible) another name for Sheba11
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(ˈsɑ bə)

an island in the Netherlands Antilles, in the N Leeward Islands. 1011; 5 sq. mi. (13 sq. km).


(ˈseɪ bə)
an ancient kingdom in SW Arabia. Biblical name, Sheba.
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Noun1.Saba - a island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcanoSaba - a island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano
Netherlands Antilles - a group of islands in the Lesser Antilles just to the north of Venezuela that are administered by The Netherlands
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We had never met, and it wasn't as if she was expecting me, either, let she seemed to give new meaning to the words "friendly" and "inclusive." She was a Saba Island girl, a transplant from Holland, like many of the 1,500 people living on this tiny island in the Netherlands Antilles.
In December 2004, one of us (RTH) was diving with volunteers on a sand plain at Saba Island, Netherlands Antilles, and a volunteer--Michael Chamma--acquired Figure 1C indicating the possibility that the octopus might be mimicking a flounder.
puera, I took two examples of the moth at light on Saba island, Netherlands Antilles, during November 2006.