Definition of Netherlands antilles

1. Noun. A group of islands in the Lesser Antilles just to the north of Venezuela that are administered by The Netherlands.

Group relationships: Caribees, Lesser Antilles
Terms within: Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Saint Eustatius, St. Eustatius
Generic synonyms: Island

Definition of Netherlands antilles

1. Proper noun. A former autonomous country in the Caribbean, within the Kingdom of the Netherlands, composed of the islands of Aruba, Curaçao, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, Saba and Sint Maarten, dissolved in 2010. ¹

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Medical Definition of Netherlands antilles

1. A netherlands overseas territory in the lesser antilles in the west indies. It includes the islands of aruba, bonaire, curacao, saba, st. Eustatius, and the southern part of st. Martin. Its capital is willemstad. Its former names are curacao, netherlands west indies, and dutch west indies. Its colonial status was abolished by the netherlands government in 1954 but it is considered an integral part of the dutch realm. There is no positive evidence for the name antilles. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Netherlands antilles

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1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Surinam and the netherlands antilles received autonomy In domestic affairs, ... Trade with UK netherlands antilles 1961 1962 Imports from UK. ..."

2. Caribbean Basin Financing Opportunities: Guide to Financing Trade (1992)
"... Bank of the netherlands antilles The Development Bank of the Netherlands Antilles provides medium- and long-term financing for projects in industry, ..."

3. Caribbean by Barbara Ender-Jones (2001)
"Two island groups in the Caribbean comprise the netherlands antilles: the three S's, ... netherlands antilles ..."

4. Adventure Guide to Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao by Lynne M Sullivan (2006)
"When war broke out around the world in 1939, the Allied Forces turned to the netherlands antilles for oil. French and US soldiers were stationed in the ..."

5. Co2 Emissions From Fuel Combustion 1971-2002by International Energy Agency by International Energy Agency (2004)
"18 16 - 0 14- £ 12 H £ 10- 1 8 J 6 " Ï 4- 2 0 netherlands antilles / Antilles néerlandaises Figure 1 ... Reference vs Sectoral Approach netherlands antilles ..."

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