American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An island of Trinidad and Tobago in the Atlantic Ocean off northeast Venezuela. The island was inhabited by Arawaks when discovered by Columbus in 1498. A Spanish possession for the next three centuries, it was largely neglected by Spain and was a frequent target for Dutch, French, and British buccaneers. Seized by Great Britain in 1797, Trinidad was later joined with Tobago to form the colony of Trinidad and Tobago (1898).
- n. an island in West Indies just off the northeastern coast of Venezuela
- Spanish trinidad ("trinity"), named after the Holy Trinity by Columbus to fulfill a religious vow. (Wiktionary)
“Port of Spain, TRINIDAD (CNN) -- Trinidad hosted the Caribbean's largest Carnival celebration Tuesday.”
“PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD (BosNewsLife) -- Police in Trinidad and Tobago on Monday, March 26, continued an investigation into the killing of a fisherman-turned-pastor who was gunned down in the shack he used as a church.”
“TRINIDAD - A woman accused of hiring two hitmen to kill a Trinidad man last year entered a not-guilty plea Friday and will face a jury trial in May”
“TRINIDAD - A Trinidad man was sentenced to 32 years in prison on Friday for his role in the stabbing death of Jeremy "Alex" Popoff.”
“Cordovi: The former diplomat refers to what he calls the Trinidad disaster, that is to say, the group of men who arrived in Cuba from the”
““Vaps” means sudden strange behaviour/or ideas in Trinidad dialect.”
“I don't know how I came across it, but I read it during a summer holiday, visiting my father in Trinidad when I was twelve.”
“The one that had the big summit thing in Trinidad and Tobago that you were at.”
“He essentially grew up in Trinidad Tobago, but he also spent quite a bit of time in Florida.”
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