Anguilla



an island in the N Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies; a British dependency. 34 sq. mi. (88 sq. km).
Contemporary Examples

Anguilla is an arid, flat Caribbean island surrounded on all sides by seawater.
Sun+Water= High Tech Caribbean Luxury At The Cusinart Resort The Daily Beast June 10, 2014

But in some circumstances, the two vital elements can work in tandem—as a project recently unveiled in Anguilla reveals.
Sun+Water= High Tech Caribbean Luxury At The Cusinart Resort The Daily Beast June 10, 2014

Before the great recession, Anguilla was a favorite for celebrities who wanted to disappear.
Celebrities, Take Note: Anguilla Is Back From the Brink Debra A. Klein May 5, 2014

In 2012, the peak demand of Anglec, the Anguilla Electricity Company, Ltd., was about 13.6 megawatts.
Sun+Water= High Tech Caribbean Luxury At The Cusinart Resort The Daily Beast June 10, 2014

“Before tourism, all Anguilla had was a little bit of salt and boat building,” he says.
Celebrities, Take Note: Anguilla Is Back From the Brink Debra A. Klein May 5, 2014

Historical Examples

The other is the willow-cat, or eel-cat (Ictalurus Anguilla), of a pale yellowish or olivaceous color, without spots.
Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others James Alexander Henshall

In spite of their external similarity the Gymnotidae have nothing to do with the eels (Anguilla).
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2 Various

Not far from Anguilla the fleet was caught in a most terrible hurricane.
Rupert Prince Palatine Eva Scott

A marked example of this arrangement is seen in the stomach of the eel, Anguilla Anguilla (Fig. 72).
The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity George. S. Huntington

He said he had at different periods been stationed in Antigua, Anguilla, Tortola, and some other islands.
The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus American Anti-Slavery Society

noun
an island in the Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands: part of the British associated state of St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla from 1967 until 1980, when it reverted to the status of a British dependency and is now a UK Overseas Territory. Pop: 15 754 (2013 est). Area: 90 sq km (35 sq miles)

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    excruciating or acute distress, suffering, or pain: the anguish of grief. to inflict with distress, suffering, or pain. to suffer, feel, or exhibit anguish: to anguish over the loss of a loved one. Contemporary Examples Joan hit the glass ceiling hard this past season and Hendricks did a great job conveying her torment and anguish. […]

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