Chris·tian·sted (krĭsʹchən-stĕd')
The chief city of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tourism is the leading industry. Population: 2,914.

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▪ United States Virgin Islands
also called  Bassin 
 chief town and port of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, on the northeastern coast of the island. Exports are mainly watches and rum. It was formerly capital of the Danish West Indies and was a boyhood residence (1765) of the American statesman Alexander Hamilton. Pop. (2000) 2,637.

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