Saint Martin

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Saint Mar·tin

or Saint Maar·ten  (mär′tn)
An island of the West Indies in the western Leeward Islands. The island has been divided into separate territories under French and Dutch administration since 1648.

Saint Martin

n
(Placename) an island in the E Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands: administratively divided since 1648, the north belonging to France (as a dependency of Guadeloupe until 2007, then as a separate French Overseas Collectivity) and the south belonging to the Netherlands (as part of the Netherlands Antilles until 2010, then as a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands); salt industry. Capital (French part): Marigot; (Dutch part): Philipsburg. Pop: (French) 36 824 (2009); (Dutch) 37 429 (2010 est). Areas: (French) 52 sq km (20 sq miles); (Dutch) 33 sq km (13 sq miles). Dutch name: Sint Maarten
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Today saw the arrival of temporary housing in St Maarten for people who lost their homes in hurricane Irma.
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In the Dutch St Maarten the rules are more flexible, wages and taxes are lower and the products are cheaper.
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