Saint Croix


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Saint Croix

 (kroi)
An island of the US Virgin Islands in the West Indies east of Puerto Rico. Sighted and named by Columbus in 1493, it was controlled successively by Holland, England, Spain, France, and Denmark, which sold it to the United States in 1917.
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Saint Croix

(krɔɪ)
n
(Placename) an island in the Caribbean, the largest of the Virgin Islands of the US: purchased from Denmark by the US in 1917. Chief town: Christiansted. Pop: 53 234 (2000). Area: 207 sq km (80 sq miles). Also called: Santa Cruz
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The Saint Croix Courier reported that during his sentencing, Judge Henrik Tonning determined Morton, who had no previous criminal record, "did not present a danger to the community" and "was satisfied nothing like this will happen again as he is receiving the treatment he needs."
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There is also a visit to the Saint Croix Animal Park and the Chocolate Museum in Strasbourg.
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Dave and Connor won leg 10 of "The Amazing Race" and the prize was a trip to Saint Croix. They will stay at a beach side villa for seven nights with all meals paid for.