v.i

V.I.

1.
Vancouver Island.
2.
Virgin Islands.
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v.i.

1.
intransitive verb.
2.
see below.

Origin:
< Latin vidē infrā

Virgin Islands

noun
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
 
pl n
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: 132 000 (2004 est). Area: 497 sq km (192 sq miles)

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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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v.i.
  1. verb intransitive

  2. Latin vide infra (see below)

V.I.
  1. Vancouver Island

  2. Virgin Islands

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