Definition of Grenada
1. Noun. An island state in the West Indies in the southeastern Caribbean Sea; an independent state within the British Commonwealth.
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Group relationships: Windward Islands, Windward Isles
Terms within: Capital Of Grenada, St. George's
Member holonyms: Grenadian
Derivative terms: Grenadian
Definition of Grenada
1. Proper noun. A country in the Caribbean. Official name: Grenada. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Medical Definition of Grenada
1. An island of the west indies. Its capital is st. George's. It was discovered in 1498 by columbus who called it concepcion. It was held at different times by the french and the british during the 18th century. The british suppressed a native uprising in 1795. It was an associate state of great britain 1967-74 but became an independent nation within the british commonwealth in 1974. The original name referred to the feast of the immaculate conception but it was later renamed for the spanish kingdom of granada. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Grenada
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Walter Malins Rose, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"Under an order made by* the Board of Supervisors of Grenada, in conformity with the petition of more than twenty-five of its citizens, the question was ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1884)
"Habitat: Island of Grenada. Type in National Museum, Washington. ... Mr. Wells has been collecting the birds of Grenada for some time, and sending them for ..."
3. The American Coast Pilot: Containing the Courses and Distances Between the by Edmund March Blunt (1822)
"The SW end of Grenada lies in lat. 1 Io 58' N. and about long. ... There is good anchoring ground all along the coast of Grenada, and on the east and west ..."
4. Guide to the Materials for American History, to 1783 by Charles McLean Andrews (1912)
"Grenada. 1763-1778. Original Correspondence with the Board of Trade. ... In 6 is an address from the assembly of Grenada in favor of the Revolution in ..."
5. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"... been boarded off Grenada, a few days before, by the French, who were standing towards the Bocas of Trinidad. This fresh intelligence removed all doubts. ..."