Definition of Leeward Islands in English:

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Leeward Islands

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

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