from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An island of the northern Netherlands Antilles in the West Indies between St. Martin and St. Eustatius. First occupied by the Dutch in 1632, the island is the cone of an extinct volcano.

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  • proper n. An island in the southern part of the Caribbean Sea off the west coast of Venezuela, a special municipality of the Netherlands.

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  • n. a island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano


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