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Leeward Islands Syllabification: Lee·ward Is·lands
Pronunciation: /ˌlēwərd ˈīləndz/

Definition of Leeward Islands in English:

A group of islands in the Caribbean Sea that constitutes the northern part of the Lesser Antilles. The group includes Guadeloupe, Antigua, St. Kitts, and Montserrat.


Leeward with reference to the islands' situation further downwind (in terms of the prevailing southeasterly winds) than the Windward Islands.

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