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St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Syllabification: St. Vin·cent and the Gren·a·dines
Pronunciation: /ˌsānt ˌvinsənt ən T͟Hə ˈɡrenəˌdēnz
 
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Definition of St. Vincent and the Grenadines in English:

An island state in the Windward Islands in the Caribbean Sea that consists of the mountainous island of St. Vincent and some of the Grenadine islands; population 104,600; capital, Kingstown; languages, English (official) and English-based Creole.

The French, Dutch, and British all made attempts at settlements in the 18th century, and the islands finally fell to British possession in 1783. The state obtained full independence with a limited form of membership of the Commonwealth of Nations in 1979

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