trinidad and tobago

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Trinidad and Tobago [(tuh-bay-goh)]

Independent republic in the West Indies, comprising two islands off the northeast coast of Venezuela. Its capital and largest city is Port-of-Spain.

Note: A popular resort area, the country is appreciated particularly for its culture, which is composed of a mixture of black African, Indian, Chinese, European, and Middle Eastern settlers.
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