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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Trinidad and Tobago, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago(noun)

    an island republic in the West Indies off the northeastern coast of Venezuela; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962


  1. Trinidad and Tobago(ProperNoun)

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


  1. Trinidad and Tobago

    Trinidad and Tobago, officially the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is an island country in the northern edge of South America, lying just off the coast of northeastern Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles. It shares maritime boundaries with other nations including Barbados to the northeast, Grenada to the northwest, Guyana to the southeast, and Venezuela to the south and west. The country covers an area 5,128 square kilometres and consists of two main islands, Trinidad and Tobago, Nine Regions, numerous smaller landforms And One Ward .Sangre Grande is the larger region of the country's nine regions, comprising about 18% of the total area and 10% of the total population of the country. The nation lies outside the hurricane belt. The island of Trinidad was a Spanish colony from the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1498 to the capitulation of the Spanish Governor, Don José Maria Chacón, on the arrival of a British fleet of 18 warships on 18 February 1797. During the same period, the island of Tobago changed hands among Spanish, British, French, Dutch and Courlander colonizers. Trinidad and Tobago were ceded to Britain in 1802 under the Treaty of Amiens. The country Trinidad and Tobago obtained independence in 1962, becoming a republic in 1976. Unlike most of the English-speaking Caribbean, the country's economy is primarily industrial, with an emphasis on petroleum and petrochemicals.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Trinidad and Tobago

    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. (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1228, 1216 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p555, 547)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trinidad and tobago in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trinidad and tobago in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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