Saint Vincent and the Grenadines love

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Definitions

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

  • An island country in the central Windward Islands of the West Indies. It comprises St. Vincent Island and the northern islets of the Grenadines. Part of the West Indies Federation from 1958 to 1962, the country gained self-governing status in 1969 and full independence in 1979. Kingstown, on St. Vincent, is the capital. Population: 118,000.

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  • proper n. A country in the Caribbean. Official name: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an island country in the central Windward Islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1979

Etymologies

After Saint Vincent (sighted by Columbus on St Vincent's Day, 22 January 1498) and the city of Granada in Spain. (Wiktionary)

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