- an island state in the Caribbean, in the Windward Islands: formerly a British colony (1783–1967); since 1974 an independent state within the Commonwealth; occupied by US troops (1983–85); mainly agricultural. Official language: English. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: East Caribbean dollar. Capital: St George's. Pop: 80 000 (2003 est). Area: 344 sq km (133 sq miles)
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Gre•na•da (gri nā′də),USA pronunciation n.
(gri nā′də),USA pronunciation adj., n.
- Place Namesone of the Windward Islands, in the E West Indies.
- Place Namesan 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. 95,537;
133 sq. mi. (344 sq. km). Cap.: St. George's.
- Place Namesa town in central Mississippi. 12,641.
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Grenada /ɡrɛˈneɪdə/ n
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