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Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago

A country of the southeast West Indies in the Atlantic Ocean off northeast Venezuela. It comprises the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, which were formally united as a British colony in 1898 and became independent in 1962. Port of Spain, on Trinidad, is the capital.

Trinidad and Tobago

n
(Placename) an independent republic in the Caribbean, occupying the two southernmost islands of the Lesser Antilles: became a British colony in 1888 and gained independence in 1962; became a republic in 1976; a member of the Commonwealth. Official language: English. Religion: Christian majority, with a large Hindu minority. Currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar. Capital: Port of Spain. Pop: 1 225 225 (2013 est). Area: 5128 sq km (1980 sq miles)

Trin′idad and Toba′go


n.
a republic in the West Indies, comprising the islands of Trinidad and Tobago: member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 1,102,096; 1980 sq. mi. (5128 sq. km). Cap.: Port-of-Spain.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Trinidad and Tobago - an island republic in the West Indies off the northeastern coast of VenezuelaTrinidad and Tobago - an island republic in the West Indies off the northeastern coast of Venezuela; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962
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
Trinidad - an island in West Indies just off the northeastern coast of Venezuela
Tobago - island in West Indies
Translations
Trinidad a Tobago
Trinidad og Tobago
Trinidad ja Tobago
Trinidad i Tobago
トリニダード・トバゴ
트리니다드토바고
Trinidad och Tobago
สาธารณรัฐตรินิแดดและโตเบโก
Trinidad và Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago

[ˌtrɪnɪdædəntəˈbeɪgəʊ] nTrinité et Tobago f

Trinidad and Tobago

[ˌtrɪnɪdædəntəˈbeɪgəʊ] nTrinidad e Tobago f

Trinidad and Tobago

تِرِينِيداد وتُوباغو Trinidad a Tobago Trinidad og Tobago Trinidad und Tobago Τρινιτάντ και Τομπάγκο Trinidad y Tobago Trinidad ja Tobago Trinité et Tobago Trinidad i Tobago Trinidad e Tobago トリニダード・トバゴ 트리니다드토바고 Trinidad en Tobago Trinidad og Tobago Trynidad i Tobago Trindade e Tobago, Trinidade e Tobago Тринидад и Тобаго Trinidad och Tobago สาธารณรัฐตรินิแดดและโตเบโก Trinidad ve Tobago Trinidad và Tobago 特立尼达和多巴哥
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I had the opportunity of spending nearly two years in the island nation in 1997 and 1998 and study how the Indo- Trinidadians have maintained their traditions inspite of efforts by many missionary organizations to convert them.
Christine Ho (2005) examined the Miami Carnival and argued that Trinidadians produced cultural symbols which represented West Indianness.
foreign policy by foregrounding cultural history and by drawing on innovative sources so as to discern the perspectives of ordinary Trinidadians (as opposed to telling the story from the perspective of the United States and through more traditional political and diplomatic subjects).
We also notice that the character makes it a point to reveal that he is black and that the Trinidadians like tormenting black people.
These analyses suggest that in this sample of Trinidadians, the ADH1B*3 allele has a protective effect against development of alcoholism; however, in people who do become alcohol dependent, the allele is associated with an enhanced risk for liver disease (Ehlers et al.
All the bars in the heavily East Indian district of St James were overflowing with Trinidadians decked out in the red and black T-shirts of the Soca Warriors.
Poacher can see it now - instead of merry Scots wearing tartan bunnets with fake ginger hair, instead we'll be inundated by friendly Trinidadians wearing rastafarian hats with artificial dreadlocks.
It is those Trinidadians living abroad for whom the plea to preserve national culture often has the most resonance, since they may suffer from the most acute forms of Carnival nostalgia, especially those who never experienced it until living abroad.
Walking through some neighborhoods, it can seem like you have crossed several continents in a handful of blocks, with Sikhs and Southeast Asians and Ethiopians and Italians and Trinidadians and Puerto Ricans all blending in together.
It is the term Trinidadians use for relaxing with a few beers and some spiced food.
But if the Trinidadians thought they would avoid trouble by leaving the centre-half at home they were wrong.