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New Providence

noun
  1. an island in the N Bahamas. 58 sq. mi. (150 sq. km).
  2. a borough in NE New Jersey.
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  • The brig Vestal sent another pirate schooner to New-Providence.

    The Pirates Own Book

    Charles Ellms


British Dictionary definitions for new providence

New Providence

noun
  1. an island in the Atlantic, in the Bahamas. Chief town: Nassau. Pop: 210 832 (2000). Area: 150 sq km (58 sq miles)
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