West India
West India West` In"di*a, West Indian West` In"di*an Belonging or relating to the West Indies. [1913 Webster]

{West India tea} (Bot.), a shrubby plant ({Capraria biflora}) having oblanceolate toothed leaves which are sometimes used in the West Indies as a substitute for tea. [1913 Webster]


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  • West India Docks railway station — was a railway station in the north of the Isle of Dogs, London, on the London and Blackwall Railway, between Limehouse and Millwall Junction stations. As the name implies, the station served the West India Docks, though it was located on the… …   Wikipedia

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  • West India tea — West India West In di*a, West Indian West In di*an Belonging or relating to the West Indies. [1913 Webster] {West India tea} (Bot.), a shrubby plant ({Capraria biflora}) having oblanceolate toothed leaves which are sometimes used in the West… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • West India Docks — The West India Docks are a series of three docks on the Isle of Dogs in London. Why the docks were builtRobert Milligan (c. 1746 1809) was largely responsible for the construction of the West India Docks. Milligan was a wealthy West Indies… …   Wikipedia

  • West India Regiment — The West India Regiment (WIR) was an infantry unit of the British Army recruited from and normally stationed in the British colonies of the Caribbean between 1795 and 1927. The regiment differed from similar forces raised in other part of the… …   Wikipedia

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