Saint Vincent and the Grenadines


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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Gren·a·dines

 (grĕn′ə-dēnz′)
An island country in the central Windward Islands of the West Indies. It comprises St. Vincent Island and the northern islets of the Grenadines. Part of the West Indies Federation from 1958 to 1962, the country gained self-governing status in 1969 and full independence in 1979. Kingstown, on St. Vincent, is the capital.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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(Placename) an island state in the Caribbean, in the Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles: comprises the island of St Vincent and the Northern Grenadines; formerly a British associated state (1969–79); gained full independence in 1979 as a member of the Commonwealth. Official language: English. Religion: Protestant majority. Currency: Caribbean dollar. Capital: Kingstown. Pop: 103 220 (2013 est). Area: 389 sq km (150 sq miles)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - an island country in the central Windward Islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1979
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
Caribbean - region including the Caribbean Islands
Windward Islands, Windward Isles - a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies; the southern part of the Lesser Antilles
Saint Vincent, St. Vincent - an island in the center of the Windward Islands; the largest of the islands comprising Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Translations
Svatý Vincenc a Grenadiny
St. Vincent und die Grenadinen
San Vicente y las Granadinas
Saint Vincent ja Grenadiinit
Saint-Vincent-et-GrenadinesSaint-Vincent-et-les Grenadines
Saint Vincent en de Grenadines
Saint Vincent og Grenadinene
Saint Vincent i Grenadyny
São Vicente e Granadinas
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ALBA Alliance comprises Venezuela, Cuba, Bolivia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda.
NEW YORK, August 31, 2011 (WAFA) - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines island-country has recognized the Palestinian state within 1967 borders and East Jerusalem as its capital, according to a letter sent to the Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations on Monday.
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