Definition of Martinique in English:

Martinique

Syllabification: Mar·ti·nique
Pronunciation: /ˌmärtnˈēk
 
/
A French island in the Caribbean Sea, in the Lesser Antilles group; population 399,000 (est. 2007); capital, Fort-de-France.

Derivatives

Martiniquan

Pronunciation: /-ˈēkən/
noun & adjective
More example sentences
  • 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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