from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- An island territory of the Netherlands in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies northwest of St. Kitts. Settled originally by the French, it passed to the Dutch in 1632. During the 1700s, the island was a favorite haunt of pirates and smugglers.
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- noun an island in the Netherlands Antilles
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Nevis, Saint Christopher, and Saint Eustatius were all in sight around us; and, just at ten o'clock at night, when the moon was at the full, lighting up the scene with its silvery beams as brightly almost as if it were day, we passed between Saint Eustatius and the island of Saba.
Bridge of Saint Eustatius; of the Rue Ceusder; of the Rue Popincourt; of the Chateau D'Eau; of the Square of the Chatelet; of the Place Notre
On November 16, 1776, officials at Saint Eustatius in the Dutch West Indies fired "the first salute" to a warship bearing the American flag.
Dr. Sigler received his medical training both domestically and internationally, at prestigious universities including Stanford, University of California-San Francisco, University of Miami School of Medicine, University of Toronto, University of Cambridge, England, and Saint Eustatius, Netherlands.