French West Indies
geographical name islands of the West Indies belonging to France & including Guadeloupe, Martinique, Désirade, Les Saintes, Marie Galante, St. Barthélemy, & part of St. Martin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • French West Indies — French West In|dies the French West Indies another name for the ↑French Antilles …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • French West Indies — two overseas departments of France in the West Indies, including Martinique & Guadeloupe & the dependencies of Guadeloupe …   English World dictionary

  • French West Indies — The term French West Indies ( Antilles françaises ) refers to the four territories presently under French sovereignty in the Caribbean: the two overseas departments of Guadeloupe and Martinique, plus the two overseas collectivities of Saint… …   Wikipedia

  • French West Indies — French′ West In′dies n. geg the French islands in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, including Martinique and Guadeloupe and the five dependencies of Guadeloupe: administered as two overseas departments …   From formal English to slang

  • French West Indies — noun the islands in the Lesser Antilles that are administered by France • Instance Hypernyms: ↑region • Part Holonyms: ↑West Indies, ↑the Indies • Member Meronyms: ↑Guadeloupe, ↑Martinique * * * the French islands in th …   Useful english dictionary

  • French West Indies — the French islands in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, including Martinique and Guadeloupe and the five dependencies of Guadeloupe: administered as two overseas departments. 676,900; 1114 sq. mi. (2885 sq. km). * * * …   Universalium

  • French West Indies — plural noun the French islands in the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies, comprising Guadeloupe and dependencies, and Martinique, administered as two overseas departments. 2885 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • French West Indies — Desirade, Guadeloupe, Les Saintes, Marie Galante, Martinique, Petite Terre, Saint Bartholomew (Barthelemy), Saint Martin (French half) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • French West Indies — isls. comprising Guadaloupe and Martinique …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • University of the French West Indies and Guiana — Infobox University name = University of the French West Indies and Guiana native name = Université des Antilles et de la Guyane (UAG) latin name = motto = established = type = Public endowment = staff = faculty = president = provost = principal …   Wikipedia

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