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V.I.

1.
Vancouver Island.
2.
Virgin Islands.

Virgin Islands

plural noun
1.
a group of islands in the West Indies, E of Puerto Rico: comprises the Virgin Islands of the United States and the British Virgin Islands.
Abbreviation: V.I., VI.
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Virgin Islands

plural noun
1.
a group of about 100 small islands (14 inhabited) in the Caribbean, east of Puerto Rico: discovered by Columbus (1493); consists of the British Virgin Islands in the east and the Virgin Islands of the United States in the west and south. Pop: 136 649 (2013 est). Area: 497 sq km (192 sq miles)
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Word Origin and History for v. i

v.i.

abbreviation of Latin vide infra, literally "see below."

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v. i in Culture

Virgin Islands definition


Islands in the Caribbean Sea, east of Puerto Rico, owned by the United States and Britain.

Note: Christopher Columbus discovered the Virgin Islands in 1493.
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Related Abbreviations for v. i

v.i.

  1. verb intransitive
  2. Latin vide infra (see below)

V.I.

  1. Vancouver Island
  2. Virgin Islands
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