- Sir Edmund,1637–1714, British governor in the American colonies, 1686–89, 1692–98.
- the largest island in the Bahamas, in the W part of the group. 1600 sq. mi. (4144 sq. km).
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He temporized and parleyed, but he thought again of Andros, and gave way.The Siege of Boston
If Andros was peremptory, the Puritan councillors were obstructive.
Andros consequently had a great deal of trouble in raising money.
Andros's early impressions of what he saw were not flattering to the colony.
You won't be able to carry this press of canvas after passing Andros.The Shellback's Progress
- an island in the Aegean Sea, the northernmost of the Cyclades: long famous for wine. Capital: Andros. Pop: 10 009 (2001). Area: about 311 sq km (120 sq miles)
- an island in the N Caribbean, the largest of the Bahamas. Pop: 7686 (2000). Area: 4144 sq km (1600 sq miles)
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