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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An island of the West Indies in the western Leeward Islands. Administration of the island is divided between the French overseas department of Guadeloupe and the Netherlands Antilles. The French and Dutch first assumed joint control in 1648.

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  • n. an island in the western Leeward Islands; administered jointly by France and the Netherlands

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  • The island of Saint Martin is shared with France; its southern portion is named Sint Maarten and is part of the Netherlands Antilles; its northern portion, called Saint Martin, is an overseas collectivity of France.

    Netherlands Antilles

  • A hurricane warning has been issued for the islands, including Anguilla, Saint Martin, Saint Barthelemy, Saba and the U.S. and British Virgin Islands.

    Hurricane Earl Threatens Virgin Islands

  • Guadeloupe is an island group or archipelago located in the eastern Caribbean Sea of nine inhabited islands, including Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre (separated from Basse-Terre by a narrow sea channel called Salt-River), Marie-Galante, La Desirade, Iles des Saintes (2), Saint-Barthelemy, Iles de la Petite Terre, and Saint-Martin (French part of the island of Saint Martin).

    Guadeloupe

  • The island of Saint Martin is the smallest landmass in the world shared by two independent states, the French territory of Saint Martin and the Dutch territory of Sint Maarten

    Netherlands Antilles

  • Land Boundaries: 15 km with the French part of the island of Saint Martin

    Netherlands Antilles

  • The island of Saint Martin is shared with the Netherlands; its southern portion is named Sint Maarten and is part of the Netherlands Antilles and its northern portion is named Saint-Martin and is part of Guadeloupe.

    Guadeloupe

  • The western third of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of two Caribbean islands that are occupied by two countries, Saint Martin being the other.

    Dominican Republic

  • The paintings for the high altar still in place were the Saint Joseph and the Christ Child, and above, the Coronation of the Virgin; and, for the side chapels, the Saint Martin and the Beggar and the Virgin and Child with Saints.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The island of Saint Martin is shared with the Netherlands; its southern portion is named Sint Maarten and is part of the Netherlands Antilles and its northern portion is named Saint-Martin and is part of Guadeloupe

    Guadeloupe

  • Saint Martinthe island of Saint Martin is the smallest landmass in the World shared by two independent states, the French territory of Saint Martin and the Dutch territory of Sint Maarten

    Geography-note

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