Pronunciation: (gri-nā'du), [key]
1. one of the Windward Islands, in the E West Indies.
2. an independent country comprising this island and the S Grenadines: a former British colony; gained independence 1974: scene of invasion by U.S. and Caribbean forces 1983. 107,779; 133 sq. mi. (344 sq. km). Cap.: St. George's.
3. a town in central Mississippi. 12,641.
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