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- adj. of or from the West Indies
- n. a person from the West Indies
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A native of, or a dweller in, the West Indies.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the West Indies: used formerly, in a large sense, as equivalent to ‘American.’
- n. A native or inhabitant of the West Indies.
- n. Of or pertaining to the West Indies; a native or inhabitant of the West Indies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a native or inhabitant of the West Indies
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The largest of the British West Indian islands, is situated in the
Yet in this state, still suffering from the fatal effect of a West Indian climate, as if it might almost be supposed, he said, to try his constitution, he was sent to the North Seas, and kept there the whole winter.
Methodist Episcopal Church of America possesses in that country a substantial organization, the ramifications of whose operations extend, you report, to Canada, the West Indian
She was comforted by one of the West Indian nursing aides.
She glanced in the direction he pointed, noting the West Indian restaurants and food stores, as well as the primarily black pedestrians.
Carlyle, who admired the strong hand, and had no interest in Baptist missionaries, accepted Mr. Eyre as the saviour of society in his West Indian sphere; and there were many, both in Jamaica and at home, who believed that, but for his prompt action, the white population would have been massacred with all the horrors of a savage rebellion.
"Look at his wings," said he, "he reminds me rather of a West Indian insect; one does not often see so large and gay a night-rover in England; there! he is flown."
Luke looked at the deadly thing he gripped, which was not at all like a West Indian machete.
It raged through the neighboring [islands] West Indian islands of St. Christopher and
“His best snippet concerns the genesis of the expedition to Otaheite to bring back the breadfruit, which I gather was intended as cheap food for the West Indian negro slaves,” said Richard, hunting through pages again.