group of islands in the Lesser Antilles and bordering the East of the Caribbean sea, subdivided in the Windward Islands and the Leeward Islands (according to their English definition)
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The “Windward Antilles”, “islas de Barlovento” in Spanish, “îles du Vent” in French, is a group of islands part of the Antilles, forming a volcanic arc to the East of the Caribbean Sea, preferably subdivided in English into:
- the “Leeward Islands” (the northeastern subgroup), to the north of latitude 15°N and the east of longitude 65°00′W, between the Virgin Islands and Dominica, generally extended to Isla de Aves;
- the “Windward Islands” (the southeastern subgroup), to the south of latitude 15°N and the east of longitude 62°30′W, between Martinique and Grenada, generally extended to Trinidad and Tobago.
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