- one of the Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies: part of St. Kitts-Nevis; formerly a British colony. 68 sq. mi. (176 sq. km).
noun usually abbreviated to: St Kitts
- an island in the E Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands: part of the state of St Kitts-Nevis. Capital: Basseterre. Pop: 34 703 (2001). Area: 168 sq km (65 sq miles)Also called: Saint Christopher