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Castries

[kas-treez, -trees, kah-stree] /ˈkæs triz, -tris, kɑˈstri/
noun
1.
a port in and the capital of the state of St. Lucia, on the NW coast.

St. Lucia

[loo-shuh, -see-uh] /ˈlu ʃə, -si ə/
noun
1.
one of the Windward Islands, in the E West Indies.
2.
an independent country comprising this island: a former British colony; gained independence 1979. 238 sq. mi. (616 sq. km).
Capital: Castries.
Related forms
St. Lucian, adjective, noun
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  • Lucia is its beaches, and there are several in or very near Castries.
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Castries

/kæsˈtriːs/
noun
1.
the capital and chief port of St Lucia. Pop: 14 000 (2005 est)
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