the French islands in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, including Martinique and Guadeloupe and the five dependencies of Guadeloupe: administered as two overseas departments. 1114 sq. mi. (2885 sq. km).
the French West Indies, various islands in the Lesser Antilles, administered by France; chiefly Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Barthélemy and the French part of Saint Martin. Pop: 838 000 (2004 est). Area: 2792 sq km (1077 sq miles)
noun 1. a pair of casement windows extending to the floor and serving as portals, especially from a room to an outside porch or terrace.
[french-woo m-uh n] /ˈfrɛntʃˌwʊm ən/ noun, plural Frenchwomen. 1. a who is a native or inhabitant of the nation.
[fren-chee] /ˈfrɛn tʃi/ noun, plural Frenchies. 1. Informal. a native or inhabitant of France or a person of French descent. adjective, Frenchier, Frenchiest. 2. characteristic or suggestive of the French people, French culture, etc. /ˈfrɛntʃɪ/ adjective 1. characteristic of or resembling the French noun (pl) -ies 2. a name for a French person
[fri-noh] /frɪˈnoʊ/ noun 1. Philip, 1752–1832, U.S. poet and editor. /ˈfrɛnəʊ/ noun 1. Philip. 1752–1832, US poet, journalist, and patriot; editor of the National Gazette (1791–93)