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Sir Edmund, 1637–1714, British governor in the American colonies, 1686–89, 1692–98.
the largest island in the Bahamas, in the W part of the group. 1600 sq. mi. (4144 sq. km).
Historical Examples

Andros was received so favorably at home that under the new administration he was appointed governor of Virginia and Maryland.
The Loyalists of Massachusetts James H. Stark

Andros’s early impressions of what he saw were not flattering to the colony.
The Fathers of New England Charles M. Andrews

Yes, I have it with me, and when Andros demands it I shall have to produce it.
The Tree That Saved Connecticut Henry Fisk Carlton

Andros consequently had a great deal of trouble in raising money.
The Fathers of New England Charles M. Andrews

Arriving at Hartford on the 31st of October, 1687, Andros found the general assembly in session in the meeting-house.
The Witch of Salem John R. Musick

You won’t be able to carry this press of canvas after passing Andros.
The Shellback’s Progress Walter Runciman

Under direction of the king, Andros had come to proclaim the equality of Christian religion in the new colonies.
The Loyalists of Massachusetts James H. Stark

Governor Andros warned me that you would be stubborn and stiff-necked!
The Tree That Saved Connecticut Henry Fisk Carlton

Francis Brinley, one of the chief Newport merchants; he had been a member of Andros’s council.
Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Various

Since the days of Andros the people “caught at everything to lessen the prerogative.”
The Colonies 1492-1750 Reuben Gold Thwaites

an island in the Aegean Sea, the northernmost of the Cyclades: long famous for wine. Capital: Andros. Pop: 10 009 (2001). Area: about 311 sq km (120 sq miles)
an island in the N Caribbean, the largest of the Bahamas. Pop: 7686 (2000). Area: 4144 sq km (1600 sq miles)


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