Nevis

[ nee-vis, nev-is ]
/ ˈni vɪs, ˈnɛv ɪs /

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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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)
(ˈnɛvɪs) See Ben Nevis
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