saint vincent and the grenadines


saint vincent and the grenadines

noun

  1. an island state in the S Windward Islands, in the SE West Indies comprising St. Vincent island and the N Grenadines: gained independence 1979. 150 sq. mi. (389 sq. km). Capital: Kingstown.

noun usually abbreviated to: St Vincent and the Grenadines

  1. an island state in the Caribbean, in the Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles: comprises the island of St Vincent and the Northern Grenadines; formerly a British associated state (1969–79); gained full independence in 1979 as a member of the Commonwealth. Official language: English. Religion: Protestant majority. Currency: Caribbean dollar. Capital: Kingstown. Pop: 103 220 (2013 est). Area: 389 sq km (150 sq miles)

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