[kar-uh-bee-uh n, kuh-rib-ee-]
- pertaining to the Caribs, the Lesser Antilles, or the Caribbean Sea and its islands.
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Examples from the Web for caribbean
When we had that meeting in the Caribbean, Jeffrey was holding his own and not only was he a pleasant host, he was pleasant guy.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking
January 8, 2015
In a bizarre matchup, the Pirates of the Caribbean actor came for the 20-year-old singer this past July in Ibiza.The Bloom-Bieber Brawl We Didn’t Know We Needed
December 29, 2014
And now Reggaeton is king in Cuba as it is in most of the Caribbean.Cuban Hip-Hop Was Born in Alamar
December 26, 2014
They have pushed into just about every other corner of the Caribbean and Central America where airports exist.
The founder of Pan Am, Juan Trippe, knew how business was done in the Caribbean.
They should have left the island to leeward, heading into the Caribbean and away from the archipelago.Captain Blood
I did not know then, as I know now, that barracuda grow to twelve feet in the Caribbean.Tales of Fishes
"Or 'Youmale,' the Caribbean cannibal of the lake of the Caimans," continued a third.
The Caribbean, without pausing in his passage, bent his head affirmatively.
The Caribbean never partook of this meal, and Croustillac was to be alone with the widow.
- of, or relating to, the Caribbean Sea and its islands
- of, or relating to, the Carib or any of their languages
- the Caribbean the states and islands of the Caribbean Sea, including the West Indies, when considered as a geopolitical region
- short for the Caribbean Sea
- a member of any of the peoples inhabiting the islands of the Caribbean Sea, such as a West Indian or a Carib
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Word Origin and History for caribbean
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