HyperDic: virgin_islands

English > 1 sense of the expression Virgin Islands:
NOUNlocationVirgin Islandsa group of islands in northeastern West Indies (east of Puerto Rico) discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493
English > Virgin Islands: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA group of islands in northeastern West Indies (east of Puerto Rico) discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493; owned by United States and Britain.
Instance ofislandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
Part ofWest Indies, the IndiesThe string of islands between North America and South America
PartsBritish Virgin IslandsMore than 40 northeastern Virgin Islands (15 inhabited)
United States Virgin Islands, American Virgin Islands, VIMore than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands National ParkA national park in the Virgin Islands having tropical plants and animals
SpanishIslas Vírgenes
CatalanIlles Verges

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