Greater Antilles

group of islands in the West Indies, made up of the N & W Antilles, including the islands of Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, & Puerto Rico

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▪ islands, West Indies
      the four largest islands of the Antilles (q.v.)—Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico—lying north of the Lesser Antilles chain. They constitute nearly 90 percent of the total land area of the entire West Indies.

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  • Greater Antilles — Grandes Antilles (French) Antillas Mayores (Spanish)   Region of the Caribbean   …   Wikipedia

  • Greater Antilles — group of islands in the West Indies, made up of the N & W Antilles, including the islands of Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, & Puerto Rico …   English World dictionary

  • Greater Antilles — noun The islands of Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica and Puerto Rico, in the Caribbean Sea. See Also: Antilles, Lesser Antilles …   Wiktionary

  • Greater Antilles. — See under Antilles. * * * …   Universalium

  • Greater Antilles — See Antilles …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Greater Antilles — Great′er Antil′les n. pl. geg See under Antilles …   From formal English to slang

  • Greater Antilles — /greɪtər ænˈtɪliz/ (say graytuhr an tileez) plural noun See Antilles …   Australian English dictionary

  • Greater Antilles — noun a group of islands in the western West Indies • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑Antilles • Part Meronyms: ↑Cuba, ↑Hispaniola, ↑Haiti, ↑Hayti …   Useful english dictionary

  • Greater Antilles. — See under Antilles …   Useful english dictionary

  • Greater Antilles — geographical name group of islands in the West Indies including Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, & Puerto Rico …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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