from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- An island of Trinidad and Tobago in the southeast West Indies northeast of Trinidad. Originally inhabited by Caribs, the island was held as a colony at various times by the Dutch, Spanish, British, and French before being finally ceded to Britain in 1814. Tobago was united (1898) with Trinidad to form the colony of Trinidad and Tobago, which gained independence in 1962.
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- proper noun An
islandof the Caribbean, part of Trinidad and Tobago.
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- noun island in West Indies
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Sprucing up in Port of Spain -- The nation of Trinidad and Tobago is getting ready for the Summit of the Americas.
The government of Trinidad and Tobago is spending between $1 billion to $2 billion TT dollars (US$161 million - US$323 million) of taxpayer money on the Summit.
Trinidad & Tobago is happy to be here after beating Bahrain in one of the ugliest World Cup qualifiers in the history of televised soccer, but their chances look dim.
If you get mugged in Tobago, the cop who shows up to arrest the perp might be a bobby.
These stems are used for walking canes, and are sometimes called Tobago canes.
Tobago is short of 100 policemen but, according to Frederick, there are plans to provide additional manpower, including a resident helicopter.
Whitney Houston repeatedly shouts during a jazz festival appearance — in Tobago.
The provisional suspension of some constitutional guarantees came in response to a spate of murders blamed on the drug trade and turf wars over smuggling routes through Trinidad and Tobago, which is a trans-shipment point for South American cocaine headed to Europe and the United States.
At the head of thefe fliands Tobago, which is about thirty leagues in circumference.
The history of America, : from its discovery by Columbus to the conclusion of the late war. : With an appendix, containing an account of the rise and progress of the present unhappy contest between Great Britain and her colonies.
"Tobago" was sold in 1814 at $2.75 per pound, and later for 62c.