noun (used with a plural verb)
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noun (used with a plural verb)
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 a large arch of smaller islands to the SE and S (Lesser Antilles or Caribees)

Antillean [an-til-ee-uhn, an-tl-ee-] , adjective Unabridged
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Antilles (ænˈtɪliːz)
pl n
the Antilles Greater Antilles See also Lesser Antilles a group of islands in the Caribbean

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