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Trinidad

[trin-i-dad; for 2 also Spanish tree-nee-th ahth]
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noun
  1. 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).
  2. a city in central Bolivia.
Related formsTrin·i·da·di·an [trin-i-dey-dee-uh n, -dad-ee-] /ˌtrɪn ɪˈdeɪ di ən, -ˈdæd i-/, adjective, noun
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  • 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.

    Plotting in Pirate Seas

    Francis Rolt-Wheeler

  • That's bringing about a deuced curious situation in Trinidad, you know.

    Plotting in Pirate Seas

    Francis Rolt-Wheeler

  • I heard there were some in Trinidad, and there have been a few reported in Cuba.

    Plotting in Pirate Seas

    Francis Rolt-Wheeler

  • He had come from Trinidad, Colorado, and brought with him the reputation of a killer.

    Oh, You Tex!

    William Macleod Raine


British Dictionary definitions for trinidad

Trinidad

noun
  1. 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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