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St. Kitts-Nevis

[kits-nee-vis, -nev-is] /ˈkɪtsˈni vɪs, -ˈnɛv ɪs/
noun
1.
a twin-island state in the Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies, consisting of the islands of St. Kitts and Nevis: formerly a British colony and member of the West Indies Associated States; gained independence 1983. 104 sq. mi. (269 sq. km).
Capital: Basseterre.
Also called St. Christopher-Nevis.
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Saint Kitts-Nevis

noun
1.
an independent state in the E Caribbean; comprises the two islands of St Kitts and Nevis: with the island of Anguilla formed a colony (1882–1967) and a British associated state (1967–83); Anguilla formally separated from the group in 1983; gained full independence in 1983 as a member of the Commonwealth. Official language: English. Religion: Protestant majority. Currency: E Caribbean dollar. Capital: Basseterre. Pop: 51 134 (2013 est). Area: 262 sq km (101 sq miles)
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