a group of islands in the West Indies, east of Puerto Rico: comprises the Virgin Islands of the United States and the British Virgin Islands. Abbreviations: VI (for use with zip code), V.I.
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How to use Virgin Islands in a sentence
In 2019, Haché, his wife and two daughters set up a Wyoming trust and an unregulated private trust company to own two British Virgin Islands companies with bank accounts in Miami, the Pandora Papers records show.The ‘Cowboy Cocktail’: How Wyoming became one of the world’s top tax havens | Debbie Cenziper, Will Fitzgibbon | December 20, 2021 | Washington Post
The British Virgin Islands, the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Cook Islands, Belize, and Switzerland.This Is Where the World’s Richest People Hide Their Money | Eliza Shapiro | April 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Besides Guam and the Northern Marianas, they are Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.Guam and Saipan Make Tempting Targets for Delegate-Hungry GOP Candidates | Ben Jacobs | March 10, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
And today, he is free to roam the 100 acres of Little St. John, his private island in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
As for what happened in the Virgin Islands, "I wouldn't do anything differently," she declares.
I think they used the boat from the Virgin Islands all the way to Belize.
The last part of the book is exclusively devoted to the most recent history of the Virgin Islands.
The first effort of the author is to give a short sketch of the history of the Virgin Islands.
He died too soon; he would have been a great help to us in the troubled days when we were trying to buy the Virgin Islands.Ten Years Near the German Frontier | Maurice Francis Egan
I found that we were in the latitude of the Virgin Islands, still a long way from Guadaloupe.Paddy Finn | W. H. G. Kingston
Ahead of them a low cloud showed on the horizon, which Cahusac pronounced one of the northernmost of the Virgin Islands.Captain Blood | Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for Virgin Islands
a group of about 100 small islands (14 inhabited) in the Caribbean, east of Puerto Rico: discovered by Columbus (1493); consists of the British Virgin Islands in the east and the Virgin Islands of the United States in the west and south. Pop: 136 649 (2013 est). Area: 497 sq km (192 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for Virgin Islands
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