[tee-voor-syaw] /tiˈvur syɔ/ (Show IPA), 1876–1968, Honduran lawyer, soldier, and statesman: president 1933–49.
a member of a group of Indian peoples formerly dominant through the Lesser Antilles, now found in small numbers in a few areas of the West Indies and in parts of Central America and northeastern South America. the family of languages spoken by the Caribs. Historical Examples Carib grass on muck soils is, from limited […]
pertaining to the Caribs, the Lesser Antilles, or the Caribbean Sea and its islands. a Carib. Caribbean Sea. the, Informal. the islands and countries of the Caribbean Sea collectively. Contemporary Examples Depp was 47 by the time the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean installment hit theaters in the May 2011. Johnny Depp and the ‘Lone […]
an ocean current flowing westward through the Caribbean Sea.
a major tectonic division of the earth’s crust, encompassing the Central American portion of North America, the Caribbean Sea, and the islands of Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico, as well as the Leeward and Windward Islands; bordered north and south by the North and South American Plates and west by the Cocos Plate.