West Indies

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EtymologyEdit

west+Indies. From being lands called the Indies, of the West. From being mistaken for the East Indies (aka, the Indies).

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West Indies

  1. The islands of the Caribbean sea.
  2. (cricket) A Federation of Caribbean states which, together with Guyana, play Test matches as if they were a single nation.

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