country in the West Indies, comprising the islands of Trinidad & Tobago: formerly a British colony, it became independent & a member of the Commonwealth (1962): 1,980 sq mi (5,128 sq km); pop. 1,260,000; cap. Port-of-Spain
See Trinidad and Tobago in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A country of the southeast West Indies in the Atlantic Ocean off northeast Venezuela. It comprises the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, which were formally united as a British colony in 1898 and became independent in 1962. Port of Spain, on Trinidad, is the capital. Population: 1,060,000.