Definition of Soufrière in English:

Soufrière

Line breaks: Sou|frière
Pronunciation: /ˌsuːfrɪˈɛː
 
/
  • 1A dormant volcano on the French island of Guadeloupe in the Caribbean. Rising to 1,468 m (4,813 ft), it is the highest peak in the Lesser Antilles.
  • 2An active volcanic peak on the island of St Vincent in the Caribbean. It rises to a height of 1,234 m (4,006 ft).

Origin

French, from soufre 'sulphur'.

More definitions of Soufrière

Definition of Soufrière in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space