Island of the country St. Kitts and Nevis: 36 sq mi (93 sq km)
Webster's New World
One of the Leeward Islands of the eastern West Indies in the Caribbean Sea. Sighted by Columbus in 1493, it was colonized by the English after 1628 and is now part of St. Kitts and Nevis.
Nevis Sentence Examples
Ravenstein's map of Ben Nevis (1887) first employed the colours of the spectrum, viz.
It may be described as flanked on the west and south by the Glen and Water of Nevis, on the east by the river and Glen of Treig, and on the north by the river and Glen of Spean.
From 1881 till 1904 meteorological observations were taken from the summit of Ben Nevis, the observers at first making the ascent daily for the purpose.
The bridle road up the mountain leaves Glen Nevis at Achintee; it has a gradient nowhere exceeding 1 in 5, and the ascent is commonly effected in two to three hours.
Amongst the public buildings are the Belford hospital, public hall, court house and the low-level meteorological observatory, constructed in 1891, which was in connexion with the observatory on the top of Ben Nevis, until the latter was closed in 1904.