Pronunciation: (nē'vis, nev'is), [key]
1. one of the Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies: part of St. Kitts-Nevis; formerly a British colony. 11,900; 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km). Cf. St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.
2. Ben. Ben Nevis.
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