Lesser Antilles
geographical name islands in the West Indies including the Virgin, Leeward, & Windward Islands, Trinidad, Barbados, Tobago, & islands in the S Caribbean N of Venezuela

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lesser Antilles — group of islands in the West Indies, southeast of Puerto Rico, including the Leeward Islands, the Windward Islands, & the islands off the N coast of Venezuela * * * ▪ islands, West Indies  long arc of small islands in the Caribbean Sea extending… …   Universalium

  • Lesser Antilles — group of islands in the West Indies, southeast of Puerto Rico, including the Leeward Islands, the Windward Islands, & the islands off the N coast of Venezuela …   English World dictionary

  • Lesser Antilles — The Lesser Antilles, also known as the Caribbees, West Indies. Merriam Webster s Geographical Dictionary , 3rd ed. 2001. (ISBN 0 87779 546 0) Springfield, MA: Merriam Webster Inc., p. 1298.] are part of the Antilles, which together with the… …   Wikipedia

  • Lesser Antilles — noun The smaller islands of the West Indies, to the south and east of Puerto Rico, in the Caribbean Sea. See Also: Antilles, Greater Antilles, Leeward Antilles …   Wiktionary

  • Lesser Antilles — noun a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies • Syn: ↑Caribees • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑Antilles • Part Meronyms: ↑Netherlands Antilles, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lesser Antilles. — See under Antilles. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lesser Antilles — See Antilles …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Lesser Antilles — Less′er Antil′les n. pl. geg See under Antilles …   From formal English to slang

  • Lesser Antilles — /lɛsər ænˈtɪliz/ (say lesuhr an tileez) noun See Antilles. Also, Caribbees …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lesser Antilles. — See under Antilles …   Useful english dictionary

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