Road Town


a town on SE Tortola, in the NE West Indies: capital of the British Virgin Islands.

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British Virgin Islands

plural noun

a British colony comprising several small islands (largest, Tortola) in the West Indies, E of Puerto Rico. 67 sq. mi. (174 sq. km). Capital: Road Town. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for road town

British Virgin Islands

pl n

a UK Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, consisting of 36 islands in the E Virgin Islands: formerly part of the Federation of the Leeward Islands (1871–1956). Capital: Road Town, on Tortola. Pop: 31 912 (2013 est). Area: 153 sq km (59 sq miles)
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