Pronunciation: (lOO'shu, -sē-u), [key]
1. one of the Windward Islands, in the E West Indies.
2. an independent country comprising this island: a former British colony; gained independence 1979. 120,000;238 sq. mi. (616 sq. km). Cap.: Castries.
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