[ an-druhs ]
/ ˈæn drəs /
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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. 1,600 sq. mi. (4,144 sq. km).
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How to use Andros in a sentence
But, though repeatedly admitted to an audience, his complaints against the Royal Governor (Andros) had produced no effect.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2|Egerton Ryerson
Andros sent out his tax-gatherers without consulting the tax-payers.
In substance Andros had his own way, though not without occasional opposition and now and then humiliation.
Unfortunately for Andros he was in Boston at this critical moment, and Boston was ready to act with her wonted vigor.
Their virtual assertion of popular sovereignty was temporarily smothered by imported tyranny in the shape of Sir Edmund Andros.William Bradford of Plymouth|Albert Hale Plumb
British Dictionary definitions for Andros
/ (ˈændrəs) /
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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