Definition of Anguilla

1. Noun. A British colony in the West Indies.

Group relationships: The Indies, West Indies
Generic synonyms: Island
Derivative terms: Anguillan

2. Noun. Type genus of the Anguillidae: eels.
Exact synonyms: Genus Anguilla
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Anguillidae, Family Anguillidae
Member holonyms: Common Eel, Freshwater Eel

Definition of Anguilla

1. Proper noun. a British overseas territory in the Caribbean ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anguilla

Angostura Bridge
Angoumois moth
Angoumois moths
Angra Mainyu
Angry Young Man
Angry Young Men
Angstrom's law
Angstrom scale
Anguilla sucklandii
Anguillula aceti
Anguis fragilis
Angus Frank Johnstone Wilson
Angus Og
Anhima cornuta

Literary usage of Anguilla

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1882)
"STORER, Synopsis, 486, and of some Western writers. anguilla ... anguilla tacana, КАИР, 1 с. 4">—GÜNTHER, Cat. Fishes, viii, 32. anguilla ..."

2. St. Martin and St. Barts Alive! by Harriet Greenberg (2003)
"anguilla A Daytrip or Weekend Getaway Eating dinner at a restaurant in ... It's anguilla, five miles north of St. Martin and the most northerly of the ..."

3. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1883)
"Stockh. about 1791: type Marcena anguilla L.) Body elongate, ... Î texana Kaup, from the Gulf of Mexico is d by it» thicker lips: anguilla texana Kanp, ..."

4. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"This genus has been successively separated into five or six genera, which we are compelled to subdivide still more.(l) anguilla, Thunb. and Shaw. ..."

5. Investigations of the Aquatic Resources and Fisheries of Porto Rico by United States Bureau of Fisheries, Barton Warren Evermann, Millard Caleb Marsh, William A. Wilcox (1900)
"anguilla Shaw. Body elongate, compressed In-hind, covered with embedded linear scales placed ... Month. Mag. and Crit. Rev. 1817, 120, Long Island. anguilla ..."

6. Four Years' Residence in the West Indies, During the Years 1826, 7, 8, and 9 by Frederic William Naylor Bayley (1833)
"anguilla BARBUDA NEVIS AND MONTSERRAT. " Before we take leave of the British Leeward Islands, it is " proper to give some account of the appendages to the ..."

7. Best Dives of the Caribbean by Joyce Huber (2006)
"anguilla The island of anguilla (pronounced Ann-GWIL-A) is one of the Caribbean's best-kept secrets. Though sailing buffs have enjoyed its secluded bays and ..."

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