An island group of the southeast West Indies, including the southern group of the Lesser Antilles from Martinique south to Grenada.
(place) S group of islands in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, extending from the Leeward Islands south to Trinidad: they do not include Barbados, Trinidad, & Tobago.
The southern islands of the Lesser Antilles, comprised of the island nations of Martinique, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago.
Windward-islands Sentence Examples
The archipelago is divided into two groups - the Leeward (lies sous le Vent) and the Windward Islands (Iles du Vent) - by a clear channel of 60 m.
The proposed confederation of the Windward Islands in 1876, however, provoked riots, which occasioned considerable loss of life and property, but secured for the people their existence as a separate colony.
(7) The Church of the West Indies, i province of 8 dioceses, of which Barbados and the Windward Islands are at present united.
The governor of the Windward Islands resides in Grenada and is administrator of it.