Virgin Islands of the United States

geographical name
variants: or U.S. Virgin Islands or Virgin Islands of the U.S.

Definition of Virgin Islands of the United States

the western islands of the Virgin Islands group including Saint Croix, Saint John, and Saint Thomas area 132 square miles (343 square kilometers), population 106,405 — see danish west indies

Note: The Virgin Islands of the United States are a U.S. territory whose capital is Charlotte Amalie, on Saint Thomas Island.

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“Virgin Islands of the United States.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Virgin%20Islands%20of%20the%20United%20States. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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