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Leeward Islands.

Part of the Lesser Antilles, E West Indies; name derived from their comparatively sheltered position from prevailing NE winds. Govt. division of W Indies Fed. (1958–62): Antigua, St. Christopher [Kitts]-Nevis-Anguilla, and Montserrat. See also Carribean Islands, E 5, 7, 8.

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