Saint George's


Saint George's

geographical name \ˈjr-jəz\

Definition of SAINT GEORGE'S

town of Grenada pop 4000

Saint George's

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Town (pop., 2004 est.: 4,300), capital of Grenada, in the West Indies. It lies on the island's southwestern coast, on a small peninsula. It was founded by the French in 1650 and became the capital of the Windward Islands (1885–1958). Now a port, it exports cacao, nutmeg, mace, and bananas. It was the scene of fighting in 1983 during the military intervention in Grenada by U.S. and Caribbean forces.


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