Definition of Caribees
1. Noun. A group of islands in the southeastern West Indies.
Group relationships: Antilles
Terms within: Netherlands Antilles, Leeward Islands, Windward Islands, Windward Isles, Barbados
Generic synonyms: Archipelago
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caribees
Literary usage of Caribees
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Universal Geography: Or, a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1826)
"The eastern coast is peopled by the Black Caribees, a mixed race of Zambos descended from the ... Caribees ..."
2. A Young Squire of the Seventeenth Century: From the Papers (A.D. 1676-1686 by Christopher Jeaffreson (1878)
"... Santa Cruz—Cromwell's Vengeance on Spain—Slaughter of the Caribees and their Expulsion from St. Christopher's Island—The Bucaneers—Their Character and ..."
3. The Virgin Islands of the United States of America;: Historical and by Luther Kimbell Zabriskie (1918)
"CROIX Location and discovery—Caribees and ... Several Caribees were taken prisoners by the Spaniards and were carried to Spain. ..."