[ gren-uh-deenz, gren-uh-deenz ]

noun(used with a plural verb)
  1. a chain of about 600 islands in the E West Indies in the Windward Islands: a former British colony; now divided between Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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/ (ˌɡrɛnəˈdiːnz, ˈɡrɛnəˌdiːnz) /

pl n
  1. the Grenadines a chain of about 600 islets in the Caribbean, part of the Windward Islands, extending for about 100 km (60 miles) between St Vincent and Grenada and divided administratively between the two states. Largest island: Carriacou

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