Netherlands Antilles
geographical name Dutch overseas territory West Indies comprising Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, St. Eustatius, & S part of St. Martin capital Willemstad (on Curaçao) area over 370 square miles (958 square kilometers), population 190,566

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  • Netherlands Antilles — noun A former autonomous country in the Caribbean, within the Kingdom of the Netherlands, composed of the islands of Aruba, Curaçao, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, Saba and Sint Maarten, dissolved in 2010 …   Wiktionary

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