an island in the SE West Indies, off the NE coast of Venezuela: formerly a British colony in the Federation of the West Indies; now part of the independent republic of Trinidad and Tobago. 116 sq. mi. (300 sq. km).
[toh-buh-goh-nee-uh n, -gohn-yuh n] /ˌtoʊ bəˈgoʊ ni ən, -ˈgoʊn yən/ (Show IPA), noun
an island in the SE Caribbean, northeast of Trinidad: ceded to Britain in 1814; joined with Trinidad in 1888 as a British colony; part of the independent republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Pop: 54 084 (2000)