An island of the West Indies east of Puerto Rico. It is the largest of the British Virgin Islands.
(place) Chief island of the British Virgin Islands: 21 sq mi (54 sq km)
Tortola Sentence Examples
Maintaining its eastern course from the Apure, the main stream finds its way along the southern side of the delta, where it is called the Corosimi river, and enters the sea at the Boca Grande; but in front of the Tortola island, at the beginning of the Corosimi and too m.
In 1666 the British established themselves on Tortola, which has ever since remained in their possession.
Of the British portion of the group the principal are Tortola, Anegada, Virgin Gorda, Jost van Dyke, Peter's Island and Salt Island, in all numbering 32, with an area of 58 sq.
British Virgin Islands: Visiting ships may dock at Tortola or Virgin Gorda, depending on the cruise line and size of the ship, but both ports are close enough to offer similar experiences with snorkeling, diving, and yachting adventures.