[ gri-ney-duh ]
/ grɪˈneɪ də /
one of the Windward Islands, in the E West Indies.
an independent country comprising this island and the S Grenadines: a former British colony; gained independence 1974: scene of invasion by U.S. and Caribbean forces 1983. 133 sq. mi. (344 sq. km). Capital: St. George's.
a town in central Mississippi.
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OTHER WORDS FROM GrenadaGre·na·di·an [gri-ney-dee-uh n] /grɪˈneɪ di ən/, adjective, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH GrenadaGranada Grenada
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Example sentences from the Web for grenadian
Perhaps most importantly, looking through the Grenadian window reminds us about the importance of ideology.
The policy of the Grenadian planters in offering low wages—the rate being from 5s.
British Dictionary definitions for grenadian (1 of 2)
/ (ɡrɛˈneɪdɪən) /
of or relating to Grenada or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Grenada
British Dictionary definitions for grenadian (2 of 2)
/ (ɡrɛˈneɪdə) /
an island state in the Caribbean, in the Windward Islands: formerly a British colony (1783–1967); since 1974 an independent state within the Commonwealth; occupied by US troops (1983–85); mainly agricultural. Official language: English. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: East Caribbean dollar. Capital: St George's. Pop: 109 590 (2013 est). Area: 344 sq km (133 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for grenadian
[ (gruh-nay-duh) ]
notes for Grenada
In 1983, President Ronald Reagan of the United States ordered an invasion of the island, allegedly to protect some one thousand American citizens from Cuban military personnel on the island.
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