- an island in the N Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies; a British dependency. 34 sq. mi. (88 sq. km).
Compare St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.
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Anguilla is an arid, flat Caribbean island surrounded on all sides by seawater.
But in some circumstances, the two vital elements can work in tandem—as a project recently unveiled in Anguilla reveals.
In 2012, the peak demand of Anglec, the Anguilla Electricity Company, Ltd., was about 13.6 megawatts.
Before the great recession, Anguilla was a favorite for celebrities who wanted to disappear.
“Before tourism, all Anguilla had was a little bit of salt and boat building,” he says.
Not far from Anguilla the fleet was caught in a most terrible hurricane.Rupert Prince Palatine
A marked example of this arrangement is seen in the stomach of the eel, Anguilla anguilla (Fig. 72).The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity
George. S. Huntington
A well-known fish (Anguilla vulgaris), of elongated form, common in rivers and estuaries, and esteemed for food.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
In spite of their external similarity the Gymnotidae have nothing to do with the eels (Anguilla).
He said he had at different periods been stationed in Antigua, Anguilla, Tortola, and some other islands.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus
American Anti-Slavery Society
- an island in the Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands: part of the British associated state of St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla from 1967 until 1980, when it reverted to the status of a British dependency and is now a UK Overseas Territory. Pop: 15 754 (2013 est). Area: 90 sq km (35 sq miles)
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