Definition of Martinique in English:

Martinique

Line breaks: Mar|ti¦nique
Pronunciation: /ˌmɑːtɪˈniːk
 
, maʀtinik/
  • An island in the Caribbean, in the Lesser Antilles group; population 399,000 (est. 2009); capital, Fort-de-France. It is an overseas department of France.

Derivatives

Martiniquan

(also Martinican) noun & adjective
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  • Relatives were expecting them home by late Saturday night but reports from the Martiniquan authorities indicate that the two left the island about midnight on Saturday, under foggy conditions.
  • Since then the Marine Police have been searching the seas with the help of Martiniquan authorities.
  • She may have survived the revolution (she was married to a nobleman at that stage, of course), but a few years ago Martinican radicals knocked the head off a statue of her and hid it.

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