Nevis [ nee-vis, nev-is ] SHOW IPA / ˈni vɪs, ˈnɛv ɪs / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun 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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How to use Nevis in a sentence
About 15 miles north of this mountain is Ben
Nevis, 3,900 feet high.
Mr. Herbert, the president of
Nevis, behaved with singular generosity upon this occasion.
Nevis, ascent of Tower Ridge of, 288 et seq.;observatory on summit of, 296.
Thus we might say 'the Glen
Nevis men,' 'the Corradale men,' and so on. British Dictionary definitions for Nevis noun ( 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)
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