Tortola

geographical name
Tor·​to·​la | \ tȯr-ˈtō-lə How to pronounce Tortola (audio) \

Definition of Tortola

island in the British West Indies area 21 square miles (54 square kilometers), population 23,500

Note: Tortola is the chief island of the British Virgin Islands and the site of its capital, Road Town .

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“Tortola.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tortola. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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