- an island in the SE West Indies, off the NE coast of Venezuela: formerly a British colony in the Federation of the West Indies; now part of the independent republic of Trinidad and Tobago. 116 sq. mi. (300 sq. km).
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A desire for more information motivated the Trinidad and Tobago native to come.New York Nurses Are the Calm in Ebola’s Storm
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The IDF regularly trains the United States Marine Corps and the militaries of Trinidad and Tobago and Germany.Where in the World is the IDF?
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KAMLA PERSAD-BISSESSAR PRIME MINISTER, THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Kamla Persad-Bissessar was born in Siparia in 1952.2012 Summit: Who's On Stage
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"Tobago" was sold in 1814 at $2.75 per pound, and later for 62c.Quaker Hill
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They were prepared to offer Tobago and even Mauritius to boot.The Political History of England - Vol. X.
Tobago and St. Lucia, taken from France in 1803, were not restored.Terre Napoleon
They were going on in the steamer to Tobago, which formed part of his dominions.The English in the West Indies
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I did, and in a few days I heard of the death of my brother in Tobago.Telepathy and the Subliminal Self
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- an island in the SE Caribbean, northeast of Trinidad: ceded to Britain in 1814; joined with Trinidad in 1888 as a British colony; part of the independent republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Pop: 54 084 (2000)
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