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Island of Anguilla

Definition:

a British colony in the West Indies

Class:

location noun (spatial position)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Anguilla | Anguilla Islands [plural]

Etymology:

Latin anguilla ("eel")
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Anguilla | GWIL
(Coordinates: 18.22056°N 63.06861°W)

a British overseas territory in the Caribbean. It's one of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles, lying east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and directly north of Saint Martin. The territory consists of the main island... (43 of 5766 words, pronunciation, 14 images)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

Anguilla [island, West Indies]

island in the eastern Caribbean Sea, a British overseas territory. It's the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles and lies ... (24 of 752 words, 5 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/25267​/Anguilla

New World Dictionary:

Anguilla | Anguillan [adjective, noun, related]

island of the Leeward group in the West Indies: with nearby islands, it constitutes a dependency of the United Kingdom: 60 sq mi (155 sq km); ... (26 of 34 words, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/anguilla

Collins Dictionary:

Anguilla

an island in the Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands: part of the British associated state of St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla from 1967 until 1980, when it ... (24 of 383 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/anguilla

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Anguilla

island and British dependency (2005 estimated population: 13,300) 35 sq mi (91 sq km), West Indies, northernmost of the Leeward Islands. The capital ... (23 of 146 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/world​/A​0804065​.html

Oxford Dictionary:

Anguilla | Anguillan [derived]

the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean; population 14,400 (2009 estimate); languages, English (official), English Creole; capital, ... (20 of 66 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Anguilla

American Heritage Dictionary:

Anguilla

An island of the British West Indies in the northern Leeward Islands. Settled by the British in the 17th century, it was part of the self-governing ... (26 of 61 words, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

Anguilla

an island in the northern Leeward Islands, in the eastern West Indies; a British dependency. 6500; 34 square miles (88 square kilometers). (22 of 30 words, pronunciation)

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Merriam-Webster:

Anguilla | Anguillan [adjective, noun, related]

island British West Indies northwest of Saint Kitts area 35 square miles (91 square kilometers) (15 of 27 words, pronunciations)

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Wiktionary:

Anguilla

A taxonomic genus within the family Anguillidae -- a type of eel. | A British overseas territory in the Caribbean. (18 of 25 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Anguilla

Macmillan British Dictionary:

island [countable] | islands [plural] | Island

a piece of land that is completely surrounded by water ; "Island": used in the name of an island ; [only before noun] connected with an island, or ... (28 of 77 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Cambridge Dictionary:

island | an island of peace/calm/sanity/etc. | island of peace. | island of calm. | island of sanity. | island of etc.

a piece of land completely surrounded by water | "an island of peace/calm/sanity/etc.": a particular place which is peaceful/calm/etc, when other ... (20 of 45 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/island

Encarta Dictionary:

Anguilla | ai [Internet addresses, abbreviation]

one of the Leeward Islands, in the eastern Caribbean, east of Puerto Rico. Area: 91 sq km (35 sq mi.) Population: 12,446 (2002 estimate) . (25 of 31 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861585641​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

Anguilla

Origin: Latin anguilla ("eel")

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Anguilla

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

Anguilla

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Anguilla"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/anguilla

the Free Dictionary:

Anguilla

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Anguilla"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Anguilla"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "Anguilla" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Anguilla

Google Dictionary:

Anguilla

Audio: English pronunciation of "Anguilla"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Anguilla

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Anguilla"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=ggangu​01 word=Anguilla

YourDictionary Audio:

Anguilla

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Anguilla" by speech synthesizer

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