Definitions for Caribbean
ˌkær əˈbi ən, kəˈrɪb i-car·ib·bean
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Caribbean, Caribbean Seanoun
an arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North and South America; the origin of the Gulf stream
region including the Caribbean Islands
Pertaining to the sea and region of the western Atlantic bounded by South America, Central America, and the islands of the West Indies (such as Cuba and Hispaniola).
The Caribbean Sea
The countries that occupy the region of the western Atlantic bounded by South America, Central America, and the islands of the West Indies (such as Cuba and Hispaniola)
Etymology: From Carib or Caribe, a tribe of Amerindians, now nearly extinct, who lived in the West Indies, + the adjective suffix -an.
The Caribbean ( KARR-ib-EE-ən, kə-RIB-ee-ən, locally KARR-ib-ee-an; Spanish: el Caribe; French: les Caraïbes; Haitian Creole: Karayib; Dutch: de Caraïben) is a region of the Americas that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts. The region is southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the North American mainland, east of Central America, and north of South America. Situated largely on the Caribbean Plate, the region has more than 700 islands, islets, reefs and cays (see the list of Caribbean islands). Island arcs delineate the eastern and northern edges of the Caribbean Sea: The Greater Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago on the north and the Lesser Antilles and the on the south and east (which includes the Leeward Antilles). They form the West Indies with the nearby Lucayan Archipelago (the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands), which are considered to be part of the Caribbean despite not bordering the Caribbean Sea. On the mainland, Belize, Cozumel, the Yucatán Peninsula, Margarita Island, and the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Guayana Region, and Amapá in Brazil) are often included due to their political and cultural ties with the region.Geopolitically, the islands of the Caribbean (the West Indies) are often regarded as a region of North America, though sometimes they are included in Central America or left as a region of their own and are organized into 30 territories including sovereign states, overseas departments, and dependencies. From December 15, 1954, to October 10, 2010, there was a country known as the Netherlands Antilles composed of five states, all of which were Dutch dependencies. From January 3, 1958, to May 31, 1962, there was also a short-lived political union called the West Indies Federation composed of ten English-speaking Caribbean territories, all of which were then British dependencies. The West Indies cricket team continues to represent many of those nations.
The Caribbean refers to a region located southeast of North America, east of Central America, and to the north of South America, which comprises of the Caribbean Sea, its islands and the surrounding coasts. It is made up of more than 700 islands, islets, reefs, and cays. The region is famous for its diverse cultures, languages, music, cuisines, and its tropical climate. It is also known for its significant biodiversity. Countries in this region include Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico among others.
alt. of Caribbee
The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands, and the surrounding coasts. The region is southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the North American mainland, east of Central America, and north of South America. Situated largely on the Caribbean Plate, the region comprises more than 700 islands, islets, reefs, and cays. These islands generally form island arcs that delineate the eastern and northern edges of the Caribbean Sea. The Caribbean islands, consisting of the Greater Antilles on the north and the Lesser Antilles on the south and east, are part of the somewhat larger West Indies grouping, which also includes the Lucayan Archipelago north of the Greater Antilles and Caribbean Sea. In a wider sense, the mainland countries of Belize and Guyana – historically and culturally part of the British West Indies – may be included. Geopolitically, the Caribbean islands are usually regarded as a subregion of North America and are organized into 30 territories including sovereign states, overseas departments, and dependencies. From January 3, 1958, to May 31, 1962, there was a short-lived country called the Federation of the West Indies composed of ten English-speaking Caribbean territories, all of which were then UK dependencies. The West Indies cricket team continues to represent many of those nations.
The numerical value of Caribbean in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Caribbean in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
I don't think there is a black eye on the Caribbean per se, or that because these two( cases) happened back to back and therefore no-one else can do it. I think that would be unfair, yes the confidence( in the Caribbean) will be down, but we are a proud people from a proud area, who have ability ; who can govern and who are intelligent. So if someone from the Caribbean steps up, they will step up and do well.
The traditional homelands of the Taíno extend from the Caribbean islands to southern Florida. My family lineage is from Borikén (Puerto Rico) and I know that the loss of life people on the island suffered from Hurricane Maria was not simply the result of an extreme weather event. The casualties are also the result of the colonial legacy that includes racism and years of neglect.
Yes the confidence( in the Caribbean) will be down, but we are a proud people from a proud area, who have ability ; who can govern and who are intelligent. So if someone from the Caribbean steps up, they will step up and do well.
CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER Royal Caribbean has claimed that security camera footage shows Anello leaning out of the open window prior to Chloes death. The cruise liner sought to dismiss the case based on the security footage, blaming Anellos negligence for the tragedy. However, Winkleman alleges that the security footage is deceptive and only uses two angles of the available 13 cameras. The lawyer has filed a motion to both strike the video footage submitted and for Royal Caribbean to produce all video footage from all of the cameras. In a previous statement shared with Fox News by Royal Caribbean, the cruise liner called the incident a heartbreaking tragedy, but offered no further comment on its motion to dismiss. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS The death of Chloe Wiegand is undeniably a heartbreaking tragedy that has prompted a criminal prosecution of Chloes step-grandfather and a civil lawsuit brought by the Wiegand family attorneys. Our position in the matter is outlined in our Motion to Dismiss, which we were legally mandated to do in response to the civil complaint. The motion was filed in Federal Court in South Florida and is available to the public.
The moment you get to know your history, it is going to change you,” he said. “We are encouraging our brothers and sisters from the U.S., from the Caribbean from Europe to come back to their Motherland Africa to get to know the culture … and whatever the ancestors went through.”
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