Willemstad, the capital of the Netherlands Antilles.
Netherlands Antilles definition by Webster's New World
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islands in the West Indies, constituting a part of the kingdom of the Netherlands & comprising two of the Leeward Islands & part of another & three islands off the coast of Venezuela: 308 sq mi (798 sq km); pop. 189,000; cap. Willemstad
Netherlands Antilles definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Formerly Dutch West Indies
An autonomous territory of the Netherlands consisting of several islands in the Caribbean Sea, including Curaçao and Bonaire off the coast of Venezuela and Saba, St. Eustatius, and the southern portion of St. Martin in the northern Windward Islands. Willemstad, on Curaçao, is the capital. Population: 224,000.
Netherlands Antilles - Cultural Definition
Group of islands, administered by The Netherlands, in the Caribbean Sea, off the northern coast of Venezuela.
- The principal islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao, combining Caribbean beaches and Dutch charm, are popular resorts.