Antilles

Antilles [ɑ̃tij]
plural feminine noun
• les Antilles the West Indies
• les Grandes/Petites Antilles the Greater/Lesser Antilles
• les Antilles françaises the French West Indies
• la mer des Antilles the Caribbean Sea
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ɑ̃tij
nom propre féminin pluriel

les Antilles — the West Indies

les Antilles françaises — the French West Indies

les Petites/Grandes Antilles — the Lesser/Greater Antilles

Phrasal Verbs:
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ɑ̃tij nfpl

les Antilles — the West Indies

aux Antilles [habiter] — in the West Indies, [aller] to the West Indies

les Grandes Antilles — the Greater Antilles

les Petites Antilles — the Lesser Antilles

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AntillesLes régions nprfpl les Antilles the West Indies; les Antilles françaises the French West Indies; les Petites/Grandes Antilles the Lesser/Greater Antilles.
Composé
Antilles néerlandaises Netherlands Antilles.
[ɑ̃tij] nom propre féminin pluriel
les Antilles the Antilles, the West Indies
aux Antilles in the West Indies
les Antilles françaises/néerlandaises the French/Dutch West Indies
la mer des Antilles the Caribbean Sea
ANTILLES
The French West Indies include the overseas départements of Martinique and Guadeloupe, the latter including the islands of Désirade, Marie-Galante, Saint-Barthélemy (Saint-Barth), les Saintes and Saint-Martin.

Dictionnaire Français-Anglais. 2013.

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  • Antilles — archipel d Amérique centrale, en forme d arc, isolant de l océan Atlantique la mer des Antilles. Il se divise en Bahamas, Grandes Antilles (Cuba, Haïti, rép. Dominicaine, Porto Rico, Jamaïque) et Petites Antilles, lesquelles se composent des îles …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Antilles — [an til′ēz΄] main island group of the West Indies, including all but the Bahamas: see GREATER ANTILLES, LESSER ANTILLES Antillean [an til′ē ən; an΄tə lē′ən] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Antilles — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Antilles (homonymie). Antilles Carte des Antilles (en vert) dans la Caraïbe. Superficie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Antilles — The Antilles (the same in French; Antillas in Spanish; Antillen in Dutch) refers to the islands forming the greater part of the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea. The Antilles are divided into two major groups: the Greater Antilles to the north… …   Wikipedia

  • Antilles — Antillean /an til ee euhn, an tl ee /, adj. /an til eez/, n. (used with a pl. v.) a chain of islands in the West Indies, divided into two parts, the one including Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico (Greater Antilles), the other including… …   Universalium

  • Antilles — /ænˈtɪliz/ (say an tileez) plural noun a chain of islands in the West Indies, divided into the Greater Antilles (Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico), and, to the south east, the Lesser Antilles (the Leeward Islands, the Windward Islands,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Antilles — geographical name the West Indies excluding the Bahamas see Greater Antilles, Lesser Antilles • Antillean adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Antilles — islands of the West Indies excluding the Bahamas; comprises Greater Antilles: Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico; and Lesser Antilles: Trinidad, the Windward Islands, the Leeward Islands, and other small islands …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Antilles — An•til•les [[t]ænˈtɪl iz[/t]] n. pl. geg a chain of islands in the West Indies, divided into two parts, one including Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico (Greater Antilles), the other including a large arch of smaller islands to the SE and …   From formal English to slang

  • Antilles — noun a group of islands in the West Indies • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑West Indies, ↑the Indies • Part Meronyms: ↑Greater Antilles, ↑Lesser Antilles, ↑Cari …   Useful english dictionary

  • Antilles —    See Netherlands Antilles …   Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands

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