Definition of Leeward Islands in English:

Leeward Islands

Line breaks: Lee|ward Is|lands
Pronunciation: /ˈliːwəd
 
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  • A group of islands in the Caribbean, constituting the northern part of the Lesser Antilles. The group includes Guadeloupe, Antigua, St Kitts, and Montserrat.

Origin

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

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