Definition of Saint vincent and the grenadines

1. Noun. An island country in the central Windward Islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1979.

Exact synonyms: St. Vincent And The Grenadines
Group relationships: Oas, Organization Of American States
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Group relationships: Caribbean, Windward Islands, Windward Isles
Terms within: Saint Vincent, St. Vincent



Definition of Saint vincent and the grenadines

1. Proper noun. A country in the Caribbean. Official name: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Saint vincent and the grenadines

1. A self-governing state of the windward islands in the west indies, comprising saint vincent and the northern islets of the grenadines. Its capital is kingstown. It is one of the original homes of the carib indians supposed to have been sighted by columbus in 1498. It was in english hands from 1627 till held by the french 1779-83. Saint vincent subsequently became a british possession and, with other nearby british territories, was administered by the governor of the windward islands till 1959. It attained a measure of independence in 1969 but achieved full independence as saint vincent and the grenadines in 1979. Saint vincent was the 4th century spanish martyr on whose feast day columbus discovered the island. Grenadines is derived from the spanish kingdom of granada. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Saint vincent and the grenadines

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1. Landmine Monitor Report 2002: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2002)
"It has not yet enacted domestic implementing legislation.1 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was absent from the vote on pro-ban UN General Assembly ..."

2. Landmine Monitor Report 2000: Toward a Mine-Free World by International Campaign to Ban Land Mines, International Campaign to Ban Landmines (2000)
"Response by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tourism and Information, Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to 1999 Landmine ..."

3. Landmine Monitor Report 1999: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Land Mines, International Campaign to Ban Landmines (1999)
"saint vincent and the grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, a member of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), signed the Mine Ban ..."

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