- one of the Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies: part of St. Kitts-Nevis; formerly a British colony. 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).Compare St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.
- Ben. Ben Nevis.
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Examples from the Web for nevis
Burt and the other signers of this letter were all of Nevis.
He was born on the island of Nevis, in the West Indies, in 1757.The Critical Period of American History
We had sighted Nevis, when two other ships were made out to the south-east.Paddy Finn
W. H. G. Kingston
With these they sailed toward Nevis as to a certain victory.
The Governor of Nevis landed yesterday, and is entertained to-day by our Governor.For Faith and Freedom
- (ˈniːvɪs, ˈnɛvɪs) an island in the Caribbean, part of St Kitts-Nevis; the volcanic cone of Nevis Peak, which rises to 1002 m (3287 ft), lies in the centre of the island. Capital: Charlestown. Pop: 11 181 (2001. Area: 129 sq km (50 sq miles)
- (ˈnɛvɪs) See Ben Nevis
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