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Caribbean

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  1. a region consisting of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (most of which enclose the sea), and the surrounding coasts

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  2. pronounced /ˌkærəˡbi:ən/, kæ'rəbi:ən; or Caraïben; or more commonly Antilles

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  3. The region is located southeast of North America, east of Central America, and to the north of South America

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  4. Situated largely on the Caribbean Plate, the region comprises more than 7,000 islands, islets, reefs, and cays

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  5. Also called the West Indies, since Christopher Columbus landed here in 1492 believing he was in the Indies (in Asia), the region consists of the Antilles, divided into the larger Greater Antilles which bound the sea on the north and the Lesser Antill

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