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

  • n. Caribbean A native-born island resident or a person who has been granted the status of a native-born resident: "Resentment for what many Belongers consider Britain's parsimonious attitude has rekindled a 13-year-old debate in the islands” ( Maclean's).


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