HyperDic: british_west_indies

English > 1 sense of the expression British West Indies:
NOUNlocationBritish West Indiesthe islands in the West Indies that were formerly under British control, including the Bahamas, Saint Lucia, Antigua, Grenada, Jamaica, Barbados, and Trinidad
English > British West Indies: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningThe islands in the West Indies that were formerly under British control, including the Bahamas, Saint Lucia, Antigua, Grenada, Jamaica, Barbados, and Trinidad.
Member ofBritish EmpireA former empire consisting of Great Britain and all the territories under its control
BroaderWest Indies, the IndiesThe string of islands between North America and South America

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