Meaning of West Indies Associated States

West' In'dies Asso'ciated States'

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  1. a former group (1967–81) of territorial islands in the West Indies in association with the United Kingdom: original members included Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent.
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