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An island in the West Indies off northern Haiti. It was a pirate refuge in the 1600s.


(Placename) an island in the Caribbean, off the NW coast of Haiti: haunt of pirates in the 17th century. Area: 180 sq km (70 sq miles). French name: La Tortue


(tɔrˈtu gə)

an island off the N coast of and belonging to Haiti: formerly a pirate stronghold. 70 sq. mi. (180 sq. km).
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Tortuga Music Festival brings people who love music together for a memorable beach experience through music event featuring some of the biggest names in country performing more that 35 acts for live entertainment that focuses on variety of country, rock and roots music.
At the beginning of the night, you will get a map of all the restaurants, so you can walk around and savour the best food including: Seafood at Rockfish, Jumeirah Al Naseem, Mexican food at Tortuga, Chinese cuisine at Zheng He's, then through to Lebanese at Khaymat Al Bahar.
Summary: New York [USA], November 18 (ANI): Software-based cybersecurity company Tortuga Logic on Friday raised USD 2 million in seed funding from Eclipse Ventures to help maintain chip-level system security.
Navy to modernize the dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46).
Unas 200 personas de la CNTE exigieron esclarecer la desaparicion de los 43 estudiantes de Ayotzinapa durante el Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia (FICM), donde el documental de Enrique Garcia Meza Ayotzinapa: el paso de la tortuga fue premiado para su post-produccion, a cargo de Bertha Navarro y Guillermo del Toro.
From fajitas at Tortuga, to the perfect steak at The Hide, to tapas at Al Hambra, all the way through to al fresco Greek drinks at Shimmers, the dine around pass will take diners all around the Madinat Jumeirah resort to discover the tastes in each and every restaurant, as the ultimate way to kick off Jumeirah Restaurant Week.
Beccie Summerscale-Thornhill, 43, was gobsmacked when cheeky Tortuga finally turned up in her neighbour's garden in Broom of Moy, near Forres, Moray.
Tortuga Squad: Kids Saving Sea Turtles in Costa Rica
The poems also allude to one of Anaya's early novels, Tortuga (1979), in which the eponymous main character inherits Crispin's guitar and accepts from Salomon his destiny as a guitarrero, a singer of corridos (ballads).
I also can't wait to play on the beach at the Tortuga Music Festival.
So off to La Tortuga Loca on Playa Principal for a taste of Chef Mon's dish of the day.
lomo en la Fabula de la tortuga y Aquiles, el papel de la tortuga se lo he dado a la documentacion y el de Aquiles a la imaginacion.