Definition of Saint Lucia

1. Noun. A country on the island of Saint Lucia; gained independence from Great Britain in 1979.

Exact synonyms: St. Lucia
Group relationships: Oas, Organization Of American States
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Group relationships: Caribbean, Windward Islands, Windward Isles
Terms within: St. Lucia, Castries



2. Noun. A volcanic island in the Windward Isles to the south of Martinique.
Exact synonyms: St. Lucia
Group relationships: St. Lucia
Generic synonyms: Island

Definition of Saint Lucia

1. Proper noun. A country in the Caribbean. Official name: Saint Lucia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Saint Lucia

1. An independent state in the west indies. Its capital is castries. It was probably discovered by columbus in 1502 and first settled by the english in 1605. Contended for by the french and english in the 17th century, it was regarded as neutral in 1748 but changed hands many times in the wars of the 19th century. It became a self-governing state in association with great britain in 1967 and achieved independence in 1979. Columbus named it for the day on which he discovered it, the feast of st. Lucy, a sicilian virgin martyr. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saint Lucia

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Literary usage of Saint Lucia

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1. A History of the French Revolution by Henry Morse Stephens (1891)
"... Invasion—Martinique—Guadeloupe—Saint Lucia—Tobago —French Guiana—The fie de France, or Mauritius—The He de Bourbon, or Reunion—The French settlements in ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1911)
"SF Saint Lucia.—Chief of Police. Report on the police force. ... (In: Saint Lucia. Annual administrative reports, 1899, 1902, 1904.) * SF Saint Lucia. ..."

3. Martinque, Guadeloupe, Dominica and St. Lucia Alive! by Lynne M. Sullivan (1999)
"The area code for Saint Lucia is 758. The Hewanorra Airport is over an hour ... £(414* of the United States and Canada can visit Saint Lucia for up to six ..."

4. A History of the French Revolution by Henry Morse Stephens (1891)
"... Invasion—Martinique—Guadeloupe—Saint Lucia—Tobago —French Guiana—The fie de France, or Mauritius—The He de Bourbon, or Reunion—The French settlements in ..."

5. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1911)
"SF Saint Lucia.—Chief of Police. Report on the police force. ... (In: Saint Lucia. Annual administrative reports, 1899, 1902, 1904.) * SF Saint Lucia. ..."

6. Martinque, Guadeloupe, Dominica and St. Lucia Alive! by Lynne M. Sullivan (1999)
"The area code for Saint Lucia is 758. The Hewanorra Airport is over an hour ... £(414* of the United States and Canada can visit Saint Lucia for up to six ..."

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