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DENNIS BOVELL
WEST INDIES VILLENEUVE
WEST INDIES MAHOGANY
LOYALIST DESCENDANT
MANILKARA ZAPOTA
JAMAICA QUASSIA
DANDY FEVER
ARAWAKS
THOUSANDS
MOUNT PELEE
CONRAD EFRAIM
PORTUGUESE WEST INDIES
BRITISH FLEET
ST LUCIA
FALSE KILLER WHALE
LANCEWOOD
INDENTURED SERVANTS
SHORT-LIVED COUNTRY
SAINT KITTS
SHORT-LIVED WEST INDIES FEDERATION
FORMER BRITISH WEST INDIES
SAINT LUCIA
ANTILLES
BRITISH WEST INDIES DOLLAR
HISPANIOLA
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
WEST INDIES DOLLAR
DANISH WEST INDIES
LEEWARD ISLANDS
FRENCH WEST INDIES
ENGLISH
HOOD
NAME
AUSTRALIA
WHALES
INDIGENOUS
CULTURE
AMSTERDAM
UNIVERSITY
KINGSTON
FLORIDA KEYS
REEFS
ACTIVE VOLCANOES
SAINT VINCENT
VINCENT
PREACHING
Review of Short Phrases and Links

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Definitions

  1. West Indies were blown away for 47, and Harmison's figures of 7 for 12 were the best in Tests at Sabina Park. (Web site)
  2. The West Indies are composed of the islands of the Caribbean Sea and can be divided into the Greater Antilles and the Lesser Antilles. (Web site)
  3. The West Indies is a large group of islands that separate the Caribbean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean. (Web site)
  4. The West Indies are peaks of a partially submerged mountain chain, the Caribbean Andes, that once connected North and South America.
  5. The West Indies were an extremely lucrative outpost of the British Empire in the late eighteenth century.

Dennis Bovell

  1. Dennis Bovell (born 1953, Saint Peter, Barbados, West Indies) is a reggae guitarist and record producer.

West Indies Villeneuve

  1. In the West Indies Villeneuve waited for a month at Martinique, but Admiral Ganteaume's Brest fleet did not appear.

West Indies Mahogany

  1. West Indies mahogany was the original mahogany shipped back to Europe beginning in the 16th century. (Web site)

Loyalist Descendant

  1. W.E.B. DuBois is said to be grandson of a loyalist descendant of Louis DuBois' brother who left for the West Indies.

Manilkara Zapota

  1. Chicle or Naseberry (Manilkara zapota), a native tree of Central America and the West Indies.

Jamaica Quassia

  1. Surinam quassia comes from the tree Quassia amara of N Brazil and surrounding regions; Jamaica quassia comes from Picrasma excelsa of the West Indies. (Web site)
  2. Likewise, bitters are prepared from the bark of cedron (Simaba cedron) in Central America and Jamaica quassia (Picrasma excelsa) in the West Indies.

Dandy Fever

  1. Slaves in the West Indies who contracted dengue were said to have dandy fever because of their postures and gait.

Arawaks

  1. Before European settlement on the islands of the West Indies, they were inhabited by three different peoples: the Arawaks, the Caribs, and the Ciboney. (Web site)

Thousands

  1. The West Indies, or Antillean Archipelago, are an aggregation of thousands of islands, cays, and islets. (Web site)

Mount Pelee

  1. Mount Pelee in Martinique, West Indies, is an example of a lava dome, said the agency. (Web site)
  2. It was an eruption of this type in 1902 from Mount Pelee in the West Indies that destroyed the nearby town of St. Pierre and killed nearly 30,000 people.

Conrad Efraim

  1. Conrad Efraim (born in Antigua, West Indies) is a former professional wrestler best known as Special Delivery Jones from his time in the WWF. (Web site)

Portuguese West Indies ??

  1. Portuguese West Indies – present-day Barbados, known as Los Barbados in the 1500s when the Portuguese claimed the island en route to Brazil.

British Fleet

  1. On the same day, Commodore William Hotham was dispatched from New York to reinforce the British fleet in the West Indies.
  2. This fleet engaged the British fleet under Adm Rodney in naval battles off Martinique (West Indies).

St Lucia

  1. St Lucia is rightfully known as the "Helen of the West Indies" because it is as desirable to the Caribbean traveler as Helen was to Troy.

False Killer Whale

  1. Human interaction The False Killer Whale has been hunted, but not extensively in the West Indies and Indonesia. (Web site)

Lancewood

  1. Lancewood is a tough, elastic and heavy wood obtained from the West Indies and Guiana.

Indentured Servants

  1. Those who participated in Confederate Ireland had all their land confiscated and thousands were transported to the West Indies as indentured servants.

Short-Lived Country

  1. At one time, there was a short-lived country called the Federation of the West Indies composed of ten English-speaking Caribbean territories.
  2. At one time, there was a short-lived country called the Federation of the West Indies composed of the English-speaking Caribbean islands of the region. (Web site)

Saint Kitts

  1. Saint Kitts (also known more formally as Saint Christopher Island (Saint-Christophe in French) is an island in the West Indies. (Web site)

Short-Lived West Indies Federation

  1. The island was a province of the short-lived West Indies Federation from 1958 to 1962.
  2. Half a century later, from 1958 to 1962, Dominica became a province of the short-lived West Indies Federation. (Web site)

Former British West Indies

  1. In 1958, the United Kingdom tried to establish an independent Federation of the West Indies comprising most of the former British West Indies.

Saint Lucia

  1. St Lucia [Saint Lucia in full, of course] is a beautiful tropical island located in the West Indies surrounding the warm Caribbean Sea. (Web site)
  2. In 1967, Saint Lucia became one of the six members of the West Indies Associated States, with internal self-government. (Web site)

Antilles

  1. Antilles is the term used for the whole of the West Indies except the Bahama Islands. (Web site)

British West Indies Dollar

  1. In 1935, the British West Indies dollar was introduced, equal in value to the Barbados dollar and other dollars in use in the British West Indies.
  2. Since 1935, dollars have once more ciculated on Dominica, first the British West Indies dollar, then the East Caribbean dollar.

Hispaniola

  1. Britannica online encyclopedia article on Hispaniola (island, West Indies), second largest island of the West Indies, lying within the Greater Antilles.

Christopher Columbus

  1. Christopher Columbus discovered the Virgin Islands and Montserrat on his second voyage to the West Indies in 1493.

West Indies Dollar

  1. The currency is a successor to the West Indies dollar used by the West Indies Federation.

Danish West Indies

  1. Denmark maintained an imperial status by continuing to rule over Iceland and by establishing (late 17th cent.) the Danish West Indies (see Virgin Islands). (Web site)
  2. I base this interpretation on the circumstance that I have never seen mentioned in the literature a particular seal or badge for the Danish West Indies. (Web site)

Leeward Islands

  1. Antigua is a tropical island situated in the West Indies within the Leeward Islands.

French West Indies

  1. He is also the owner of a restaurant in Saint Barthelemy in the French West Indies called Do Brazil.
  2. In March, 1724, the French government issued the Code Noir for Louisiana, based on a similar code of 1685 for the French West Indies.

English

  1. The influence of the English on Barbados is further detectable than on extra islands inside the West Indies. (Web site)

Hood

  1. De Grasse returned to the West Indies in 1782, where he was followed by Hood, and resumed attacks on the British islands.
  2. Admiral Thomas Graves, Arbuthnot's successor, who had been joined by Hood from the West Indies, endeavoured to drive off the French fleet.

Name

  1. Hence, the name "breakbone fever." Slaves in the West Indies who contracted dengue were said to have "dandy fever" because of their postures and gait. (Web site)

Australia

  1. The flag of the Governor-General of the Federation of the West Indies is similar to those of Australia, Canada, etc. (Web site)
  2. Large numbers are also present in the United States, Canada, the West Indies, and Australia, with a few in Africa and other places. (Web site)
  3. The Frank Worrell Trophy is a cricket trophy played for between the West Indies and Australia.

Whales

  1. Despite this separation in feeding grounds, almost all the whales migrate to a single breeding area in the West Indies, where they mix and mate together. (Web site)
  2. Not all whales migrate to the West Indies every winter, and significant numbers of animals are found in mid- and high-latitude regions at this time. (Web site)

Indigenous

  1. Mucuna pruriens is a plant of the family Leguminoseae and is indigenous to tropical countries like India and West Indies.
  2. Arrowroot is indigenous to the West Indies, where native people, the Arawaks, used the powder.

Culture

  1. Rum plays a part in the culture of most islands of the West Indies, and has famous associations with the British Royal Navy and piracy.

Amsterdam

  1. Cultivation moved to the West Indies and Brasil via propagation from a single tree that was grown in Amsterdam.

University

  1. In 1950, she became the first Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (then the University College of the West Indies). (Web site)
  2. Others go to the University of the West Indies or to schools in the United Kingdom, the United States, or other countries for higher education. (Web site)
  3. Another lasting regional fixture, officially created before the Federation, is the University of the West Indies.

Kingston

  1. This will be followed by the first match of the series between the West Indies and Pakistan which will take place at Sabina Park in Kingston on 13 March.

Florida Keys

  1. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood of an evergreen (Zanthoxylum flavum) found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.
  2. Autograph Tree, Scotch Attorney Clusea rosea CLUSIACEAE This round-headed evergreen tree up to 30 feet high is native to the Florida Keys and West Indies. (Web site)

Reefs

  1. The reefs of this sea and of the West Indies will be described in the Appendix.
  2. Bahamas are a chain of about 3,000 coral islands and reefs that make up an independent nation in the West Indies. (Web site)

Active Volcanoes

  1. Pelée is one of the most active volcanoes in the West Indies and it is likely to erupt again. (Web site)

Saint Vincent

  1. Between 1960 and 1962, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was a separate administrative unit of the Federation of the West Indies. (Web site)

Vincent

  1. Rarely do you ever hear destinations such as St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the Windward Islands of the West Indies. (Web site)
  2. Flett, J.S. 1902. Note on a preliminary examination of the ash that fell on Barbados after the eruption at St. Vincent, West Indies. (Web site)

Preaching

  1. She embarked on an itinerant mission, preaching to hundreds of the enslaved Africans of St. Thomas, a Danish sugar colony in the West Indies.

Categories

  1. Liquids > Water > Islands > Barbados
  2. Geography > Regions > Americas > Central America
  3. Regions > Americas > Caribbean > Bahamas
  4. Caribbean Sea
  5. Federation

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