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English definition of “Caribbean”

Caribbean

adjective uk   /ˌkær.ɪˈbiː.ən/ /kəˈrɪb.i-/ us    /ˌker.ɪˈbiː-/
belonging to or relating to Caribbean islands and countries, or their people: Caribbean foodContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation

Caribbean

noun [C] //
a person from the Caribbean

Caribbean

noun [S] uk   /ˌkær.ɪˈbiː.ən/ /kəˈrɪb.i-/ us    /ˌker.ɪˈbiː-/
the Caribbean (also the Caribbean Sea) the sea that is east of Central America and north of South America : The hurricane is centred over the eastern Caribbean.Seas and oceans the islands and countries in and around the Caribbean Sea: They're holidaying somewhere in the Caribbean.Continents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
(Definition of Caribbean from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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