What is Caribbean?

  • (noun): An arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North and South America; the origin of the Gulf stream.
    Synonyms: Caribbean Sea
    See also — Additional definitions below


The Caribbean (/ˌkærɨˈbiːən/ or /kəˈrɪbiən/; Spanish: Caribe; Dutch: Caraïben; French: Caraïbe or more commonly Antilles) is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (most of which are enclosed by the sea), and the surrounding coasts. The region is southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and North America, east of Central America, and north of South America.

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Caribbean Stud Poker - Strategy
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West Caribbean Airways - Incidents and Accidents
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Guadeloupe National Football Team - Competitive Record - Caribbean Cup Record
... Guadeloupe have appeared in seven Caribbean Cups ... The regional team has yet to win the competition, but has finished in third place on three occasions in 1989, 1994, and 2008 ...
Caribbean Stud Poker
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More definitions of "Caribbean":

  • (noun): Region including the Caribbean islands.

Famous quotes containing the word caribbean:

    But now Miss America, World’s champion woman, you take your promenading self down into the cobalt blue waters of the Caribbean and see what happens. You meet a lot of darkish men who make vociferous love to you, but otherwise pay you no mid.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960)

    It is a curious thing to be a woman in the Caribbean after you have been a woman in these United States.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960)