Charlotte Amalie

Charlotte Amalie

[shahr-luht uh-mah-lee-uh]
a seaport in and the capital of the Virgin Islands, on St. Thomas.
Formerly St. Thomas. Unabridged

Virgin Islands of the United States

a group of islands in the West Indies, including St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix: purchased from Denmark 1917. 133 sq. mi. (345 sq. km). Capital: Charlotte Amalie. Unabridged
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Charlotte Amalie (ˈʃɑːlət əˈmɑːlɪə)
Former name (1921--37): Saint Thomas the capital of the Virgin Islands of the United States, a port on St Thomas Island. Pop: 18 914 (2000)

Virgin Islands of the United States
pl n
Former name: Danish West Indies a territory of the US in the Caribbean, consisting of islands west and south of the British Virgin Islands: purchased from Denmark in 1917 for their strategic importance. Capital: Charlotte Amalie. Pop: 111 000 (2004 est). Area: 344 sq km (133 sq miles)

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