Definition of Trinidad and tobago

1. Noun. An island republic in the West Indies off the northeastern coast of Venezuela; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962.

Exact synonyms: Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago
Group relationships: Oas, Organization Of American States
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Group relationships: Caribbean
Terms within: Trinidad, Tobago

Definition of Trinidad and tobago

1. Proper noun. A country in the Caribbean. Official name: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. ¹

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Medical Definition of Trinidad and tobago

1. An independent state in the lesser antilles in the west indies, north of venezuela, comprising the islands of trinidad and tobago. Its capital is port of spain. Both islands were discovered by columbus in 1498. The spanish, english, dutch, and french figure in their history over four centuries. Trinidad and tobago united in 1898 and were made part of the british colony of trinidad and tobago in 1899. The colony became an independent state in 1962. Trinidad was so named by columbus either because he arrived on trinity sunday or because three mountain peaks suggested the holy trinity. Tobago was given the name by columbus from the haitian tambaku, pipe, from the natives' habit of smoking tobacco leaves. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trinidad And Tobago

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trine immersion
trinidad and tobago (current term)
trinitrobenzenesulfonic acid

Literary usage of Trinidad and tobago

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1. Adventure Guide to Trinidad & Tobago by Kathleen O'Donnell, S Harry Pefkaros (2000)
"Air Caribbean makes the short hop between Trinidad and Tobago. ... BWIA, North America, o 800-538-2942; reservations in Trinidad and Tobago, "a 627-2942. ..."

2. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1906)
"Trinidad and Tobago (Report for 1904-1905). (November 4.) No. 470. Lagos (Report for 1904). (November 7.) No. 471. Bahamas (Report for 1904- 1905). ..."

3. Caribbean Basin Financing Opportunities: Guide to Financing Trade (1992)
"Contact General Manager Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange 65 Independence Square Port-of-Spain, Trinidad Tel: (809) 625-5107/8/9 Fax: (809) 623-0089 ..."

4. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"GOVERNMENT The Territory of Trinidad and Tobago became an independent state and a member of the British Commonwealth on August 31, 1962, under the Trinidad ..."

5. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1911)
"Trinidad and Tobago. Gaols and prisoners. [Statistical returns for the prisons 1890-1899. ... P. (In: Trinidad and Tobago. Legislative council. ..."

6. Bulletins of American Paleontology by Cornell University, Paleontological Research Institution (1895)
"Trinidad and Tobago Soc. Paper No. 520, pp. 1-5. Reprint in Bull Amer. Paleont., vol. 8, No. ... Trinidad and Tobago Proc., vol. 12, Soc. Paper No. 493, p. ..."

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