Trinidad and Tobago

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
Instance Hypernyms: ↑country, ↑state, ↑land
Member Holonyms: ↑Organization of American States, ↑OAS
Part Holonyms: ↑Caribbean
Part Meronyms: ↑Trinidad, ↑Tobago

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Trinidad and Tobago [Trinidad and Tobago]
an independent country consisting of two islands in the ↑Caribbean near the coast of Venezuela. Trinidad and Tobago was part of the ↑British Empire until 1962, when it became independent and joined the Commonwealth. Its capital city is Port of Spain and its official language is English. People from Trinidad are called Trinidadians and people from Tobago are called Tobagans or Tobagonians.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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