Meaning of Caribbean

Car•ib•be•an

Pronunciation: (kar"u-bē'un, ku-rib'ē-), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to the Caribs, the Lesser Antilles, or the Caribbean Sea and its islands.
—n.
  1. a Carib.
  2. See
  3. the islands and countries of the Caribbean Sea collectively.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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