saint croix


saint croix

noun

  1. Also called Santa Cruz. a U.S. island in the N Lesser Antilles: the largest of the Virgin Islands. 82 sq. mi. (212 sq. km).
  2. a river flowing from NW Wisconsin along the boundary between Wisconsin and Minnesota into the Mississippi. 164 miles (264 km) long.
  3. a river in the NE United States and SE Canada, forming a part of the boundary between Maine and New Brunswick, flowing into Passamaquoddy Bay. 75 miles (121 km) long.

noun usually abbreviated to: St Croix

  1. an island in the Caribbean, the largest of the Virgin Islands of the US: purchased from Denmark by the US in 1917. Chief town: Christiansted. Pop: 53 234 (2000). Area: 207 sq km (80 sq miles)Also called: Santa Cruz (ˈsæntə ˈkruːz)

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