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An island of the West Indies east of Puerto Rico. It is the largest of the British Virgin Islands.


(Placename) an island in the NE Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands group: chief island of the British Virgin Islands. Pop: 23 900 (latest est). Area: 62 sq km (24 sq miles)


(tɔrˈtoʊ lə)

the principal island of the British Virgin Islands, in the NE West Indies. 9730; 21 sq. mi. (54 sq. km).
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