Guadeloupe

geographical name Gua·de·loupe \ ˈgwä-də-ˌlüp , ˌgwä-də-ˈ \

Definition of Guadeloupe

two islands, Basse-Terre (or Guadeloupe proper) and Grande-Terre, in French West Indies in the central Leeward Islands; an overseas department of France; capital Basse-Terre (on Basse-Terre Island) area 582 square miles (1507 square kilometers), population 403,355

Guadeloupean

play \ˌgwä-də-ˈlü-pē-ən\ noun

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