United States Virgin Islands


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United States Virgin Islands

or US Virgin Islands
Abbr. USVI
A United States territory constituting the southwest group of the Virgin Islands. The islands were purchased from the Danish in 1917 because of their strategic location at the approach to the Panama Canal. Charlotte Amalie, on St. Thomas Island, is the capital.
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Noun1.United States Virgin Islands - more than 130 southeastern Virgin IslandsUnited States Virgin Islands - more than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States
Virgin Islands - a group of islands in northeastern West Indies (east of Puerto Rico) discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493; owned by United States and Britain
Translations
îles Vierges américaines
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A similar academic omission has been noticed in the United States Virgin Islands. Ethnic studies have subsumed the low-population East Indian ethnic group (numbering about 1000) under the more dominant African and Hispanic majority population (numbering about 89,000 out of total population of 106,405) in the USVI (Albuqerque & McElroy 1999; USVI Population Census 2010).
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Croix--form the United States Virgin Islands, and Anegada, Tortola, Jost Van, Virgin Gorda as well as dozens of other, tiny islands make up the British Virgin Islands just to the northeast.
Most books on Virgin Islands history do not go beyond the 1980s, while Boyer's updated edition deals with many modern themes in the United States Virgin Islands. The strongest area of the text is in politics, including the transition from Danish to American rule of the islands in the early 20th century as well as the past two decades.
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Thomas, the United States Virgin Islands, from January 1981 to August 1982.
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