HyperDic: american_virgin_islands

English > 1 sense of the expression American Virgin Islands:
NOUNlocationAmerican Virgin Islands, United States Virgin Islands, VImore than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands
English > American Virgin Islands: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningMore than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States.
SynonymsUnited States Virgin Islands, VI
Instance ofpossessionA territory that is controlled by a ruling state
Part ofVirgin IslandsA group of islands in northeastern West Indies (east of Puerto Rico) discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493
SpanishIslas Virgenes de los Estados Unidos, Islas Vírgenes Estadounidenses

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