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CARIBBEE ISLANDS

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 330 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CARIBBEE ISLANDS, a name chiefly of historical importance, sometimes applied to the whole of the West Indies, but strictly comprehending only the chain of islands stretching from Porto Rico to the coast of South America. These are also known as the Lesser Antilles, and the bulk of them are divided into the two groups of the Leeward and Windward Islands.
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