[trin-i-dad; for 2 also Spanish tree-nee-th ahth ]
- 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 republic of Trinidad and Tobago. 1864 sq. mi. (4828 sq. km).
- a city in central Bolivia.
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Examples from the Web for trinidad
A desire for more information motivated the Trinidad and Tobago native to come.New York Nurses Are the Calm in Ebola’s Storm
October 21, 2014
Shazo, as he is known, is said to have resided for a time in the United States before being deported back to Trinidad.
He was able to communicate with his mother back in Trinidad via Facebook until his page was taken down.
Do they realize that karela is a bitter melon, popular from China and India to Trinidad and Vietnam?‘Chopped’: Why I’m Obsessed with Food Network’s Reality Competition Show
April 2, 2013
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?
July 5, 2012
The process of crushing is just the same as we saw in Trinidad.The Last Voyage
Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
"I'll soon have to be going on to Trinidad," he suggested a day or two later.
I heard there were some in Trinidad, and there have been a few reported in Cuba.
That's bringing about a deuced curious situation in Trinidad, you know.
He had come from Trinidad, Colorado, and brought with him the reputation of a killer.Oh, You Tex!
William Macleod Raine
- an island in the West Indies, off the NE coast of Venezuela: colonized by the Spanish in the 17th century and ceded to Britain in 1802; joined with Tobago in 1888 as a British colony; now part of the independent republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Pop: 1 208 282 (2000)
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